Kentucky USA

The Commonwealth of Kentucky - US State

Kentucky is one of the border states of the S central United States. Kentucky is bordered by West Virginia and Virginia (E); Tennessee (S); the Mississippi River, across which lies Missouri (SW); and Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, all across the Ohio River. (W, N).

The Commonwealth of Kentucky became the 15th U.S. state when it was admitted to the U.S. in 1792.

The U.S. postal abbreviation for Kentucky is KY

Kentucky Time

The Eastern part of Kentucky is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States. Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).

Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

For details see Kentucky Towns & Cities and Kentucky Counties for time adopted in individual places.

The Ohio River forms the entire northern boundary of the state, flowing generally SW below Covington, until it joins the Mississippi River west of Paducah. At the southwest tip of the state about 5 sq mi (13 sq km) of Kentucky territory, created by a double hairpin turn in the Mississippi River, protrudes N from Tennessee into Missouri and is entirely separate from the rest of the state.

The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site and Cumberland Gap National Historic Park are historic landmarks. At Fort Knox is the U.S. Depository.

Kentucky Population

Frankfort is the capital of Kentucky; Louisville and Lexington are the largest cities.

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Towns and Cities in Kentucky

Alexandria, Kentucky
Anchorage, Kentucky
Ashland, Kentucky
Barbourville, Kentucky
Bardstown, Kentucky
Bellefonte, Kentucky
Bellevue, Kentucky
Benham, Kentucky
Benton, Kentucky
Berea, Kentucky
Bloomfield, Kentucky
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Brandenburg, Kentucky
Burkesville, Kentucky
Calvert City, Kentucky
Cloverport, Kentucky
Cold Spring, Kentucky
Columbia, Kentucky
Covington, Kentucky
Crescent Springs, Kentucky
Crestview Hills, Kentucky
Cynthiana, Kentucky
Danville, Kentucky
Dawson Springs, Kentucky
Edgewood, Kentucky
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Elkton, Kentucky
Erlanger, Kentucky
Florence, Kentucky
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Fort Wright, Kentucky
Georgetown, Kentucky
Glasgow, Kentucky
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Henderson, Kentucky
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Independence, Kentucky
Jenkins, Kentucky
Kentucky Lake, Kentucky
Lake Barkley, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Ludlow, Kentucky
Madisonville, Kentucky
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
Maysville, Kentucky
Monticello, Kentucky
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Mount Washington, Kentucky
Newport, Kentucky
Oak Grove, Kentucky
Owensboro, Kentucky
Paducah, Kentucky
Park City, Kentucky
Pikeville, Kentucky
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Prospect, Kentucky
Radcliff, Kentucky
Richmond, Kentucky
Shelbyville, Kentucky
Shively, Kentucky
Springfield, Kentucky
Union, Kentucky
Villa Hills, Kentucky
Walton, Kentucky
West Liberty, Kentucky
Williamstown, Kentucky
Winchester, Kentucky

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