Outline of Kentucky

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The location of the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the United States of America

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

Kentuckystate located in the upper south 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 formally known as the "Commonwealth of Kentucky."[1]

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Geography and Climatology of Kentucky[edit]

Geography of Kentucky

Geology of Kentucky

Regions of Kentucky[edit]

Natural geographic features of Kentucky[edit]

Places in Kentucky[edit]

Environment of Kentucky[edit]

Administrative divisions of Kentucky[edit]

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

Demographics of Kentucky[edit]

Demographics of Kentucky

Kentucky statistical areas

Government and politics of Kentucky[edit]

Government of Kentucky

Politics of Kentucky

Executive branch of the government of Kentucky[edit]

The executive branch of Kentucky has 7 elected officers, 12 departments with appointed secretaries and numerous subordinate agencies.

Legislative branch of the government of Kentucky[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Kentucky[edit]

Courts of Kentucky

Federal courts in Kentucky[edit]

Law and order in Kentucky[edit]

Law of Kentucky

Laws by type[edit]

Military in Kentucky[edit]

History of Kentucky[edit]

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]

Culture of Kentucky

Arts and letters in Kentucky[edit]

Sports in Kentucky[edit]

Sports in Kentucky

Economy and infrastructure of Kentucky[edit]

Economy of Kentucky

List of people from Kentucky[edit]

Education in Kentucky[edit]

Education in Kentucky

See also[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". Archived from the original on 2015-06-22.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Kentucky