Kentucky , Kentucky

Kentucky: State of the United States of America

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Geography

Kentucky is located at 38°12'2"N 84°52'39"W (38.2004200, -84.8776200). It has 7 neighbors: Missouri, Tennessee, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Virginia.

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Seal of Kentucky

The largest city of Kentucky is Louisville with a population of 760,026. Other cities include, Lexington-Fayette population 314,488, Bowling Green population 70,543, Owensboro population 60,131 and Covington population 40,341. See all Kentucky cities & populated places.

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Kentucky Quick Facts

Population : 4,467,673
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Head of government : Governor of Kentucky
Twitter username : kygov
Area : 104659 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.28%
Land as percent of area : 97.72%
Northernmost point : Point(-84.7478 39.1434)
Legislative body : Kentucky General Assembly
Named for : Kentucky River
Official language : English
Altitude : 755 feet / 230 meters
Capital : Frankfort
Establishment : June 06, 1792 (229 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:44:17 (24th June 2021)

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Kentucky has 7 neighbours.

  • Missouri state of the United States of America
  • Tennessee state of the United States of America
  • West Virginia state of the United States of America
  • Illinois state of the United States of America
  • Indiana state of the United States of America
  • Ohio state of the United States of America
  • Virginia state of the United States of America

  • Kenton County
  • Pendleton County
  • Boyle County
  • Menifee County
  • Lewis County
  • Henry County
  • Letcher County
  • Metcalfe County
  • Harlan County
  • Powell County
  • Bracken County
  • Taylor County
  • Laurel County
  • Jefferson County
  • Morgan County
  • Johnson County
  • Breckinridge County
  • Hopkins County
  • Jessamine County
  • Adair County
  • Magoffin County
  • Carroll County
  • Hancock County
  • Washington County
  • Rockcastle County
  • Casey County
  • Montgomery County
  • Calloway County
  • Knott County
  • Meade County
  • Estill County
  • Boyd County
  • Floyd County
  • McCreary County
  • Crittenden County
  • Allen County
  • Clay County
  • Union County
  • Perry County
  • Edmonson County
  • Nicholas County
  • Lyon County
  • Woodford County
  • Madison County
  • Russell County
  • Campbell County
  • Lee County
  • Graves County
  • Ohio County
  • Bell County
  • Fulton County
  • Nelson County
  • Logan County
  • LaRue County
  • Owen County
  • Greenup County
  • Muhlenberg County
  • Oldham County
  • Spencer County
  • Franklin County
  • Grayson County
  • Barren County
  • Trimble County
  • Marshall County
  • Bath County
  • Elliott County
  • Jackson County
  • Monroe County
  • Bourbon County
  • Lincoln County
  • Grant County
  • Livingston County
  • Garrard County
  • Wolfe County
  • Marion County
  • Rowan County
  • Hickman County
  • Cumberland County
  • Pulaski County
  • Owsley County
  • Todd County
  • Daviess County
  • Carter County
  • Simpson County
  • Hart County
  • Carlisle County
  • Christian County
  • Fayette County
  • Gallatin County
  • Scott County
  • Whitley County
  • Shelby County
  • Bullitt County
  • McLean County
  • Pike County
  • Webster County
  • Mercer County
  • Robertson County
  • Knox County
  • Mason County
  • Caldwell County
  • Wayne County
  • Henderson County
  • Anderson County
  • Clinton County
  • Boone County
  • Lawrence County
  • Butler County
  • Harrison County
  • Martin County
  • Clark County
  • Green County
  • Breathitt County
  • Fleming County
  • McCracken County
  • Hardin County
  • Trigg County
  • Leslie County
  • Ballard County
  • Warren County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 2,289,905 - census
1920 2,416,630 5.24% census
1930 2,614,589 7.57% census
1940 2,845,627 8.12% census
1950 2,944,806 3.37% census
1960 3,038,156 3.07% census
1970 3,218,706 5.61% census
1980 3,660,777 12.08% census
1990 3,685,296 0.67% census
2000 4,041,769 8.82% census
2010 4,339,367 6.86% census
2011 4,369,821 0.7% estimation process
2012 4,386,346 0.38% estimation process
2013 4,404,659 0.42% estimation process
2014 4,414,349 0.22% estimation process
2015 4,425,976 0.26% estimation process
2016 4,438,182 0.28% estimation process
2017 4,452,268 0.32% estimation process
2018 4,461,153 0.2% estimation process
2019 4,467,673 0.15% estimation process

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People born in Kentucky (200)

People born in Kentucky, including actress Abby Brammell, race horse Sunday Silence, actress Una Merkel, you can see a list of people who born in Kentucky.

Largest Cities in Kentucky (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kentucky.

City Name Title County Population
Kentucky State of the United States of America 4,467,673
Louisville County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States Jefferson 760,026
Lexington-Fayette Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States Fayette 314,488
Bowling Green City in Kentucky Warren 70,543
Owensboro County seat of Daviess County, Kentucky, United States Daviess 60,131
Covington City in Kentucky, United States Kenton 40,341
Richmond City in and the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky, United States Madison 36,157
Georgetown City in Kentucky Harlan 34,992
Florence City in Kentucky, US Boone 33,004
Nicholasville City in Kentucky Jessamine 30,865
Hopkinsville City in Christian County, Kentucky, United States Christian 30,680
Elizabethtown County seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, United States Hardin 30,289
Independence City in Kentucky Kenton 28,521
Henderson City in and county seat of Henderson County, Kentucky, United States Henderson 28,207
Frankfort County seat city in Franklin County, Kentucky, USA and Kentucky federated state capital city Franklin 27,755
Jeffersontown City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America Jefferson 27,715

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Kentucky Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Jefferson County 766,757
Fayette County 323,152
Kenton County 166,998
Boone County 133,581
Warren County 132,896
Hardin County 110,958
Daviess County 101,511
Campbell County 93,584
Madison County 92,987
Bullitt County 81,676
Christian County 70,461
Oldham County 66,799
McCracken County 65,418
Pulaski County 64,979
Laurel County 60,813
Pike County 57,876

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