Outline of Kentucky

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the United States Commonwealth of Kentucky:

Kentuckystate located in the East Central United States of America, nicknamed the "Bluegrass State", due to the presence of bluegrass in many of the pastures throughout the state. As classified by the United States Census Bureau, Kentucky is a Southern state, in the East South Central region. Kentucky is the 37th largest state in terms of total area, the 36th largest in land area, and ranks 26th in population. Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 it became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is designated a commonwealth by the Kentucky Constitution and is known as the “Commonwealth of Kentucky.”[1]

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Geography of Kentucky[edit]

Places in Kentucky[edit]

Environment of Kentucky[edit]

Natural geographic features of Kentucky[edit]

Regions of Kentucky[edit]

Administrative divisions of Kentucky[edit]

An enlargeable map of the 120 counties of the commonwealth of Kentucky

Demography of Kentucky[edit]

Government and politics of Kentucky[edit]

Main article: Government of Kentucky and Politics of Kentucky

Branches of the government of Kentucky[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Kentucky[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Kentucky[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Kentucky[edit]

Law and order in Kentucky[edit]

Law of Kentucky

Laws by type[edit]

Military in Kentucky[edit]

History of Kentucky[edit]

History of Kentucky

Historical societies in Kentucky[edit]

History of Kentucky, by period[edit]

History of Kentucky, by region[edit]

History of Kentucky, by subject[edit]

Culture of Kentucky[edit]

The Arts in Kentucky[edit]

Sports in Kentucky[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Kentucky[edit]

Education in Kentucky[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://kentucky.gov: copyright 2009
  2. ^ a b c d Introduction to Kentucky, 50 States.
  3. ^ Barry Popik, Smoky City, barrypopik.com website, March 27, 2005
  4. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Kentucky". 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Kentucky