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Kentucky

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Capital
Frankfort
Became a State
June 1,1782 (15th)
Location
east central United States
Area
40,409 sq miles (37th)
Population
4,339,367 (26th)
Major Cities  
Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Covington
Products
horses, cattle, tobacco, dairy products, hogs, soybeans, corn
Climate
humid, sub-tropical
Yearly Precipitation
averages 46 inches
Professional Sports Teams
no professional sport teams
Major Waterways 
Mississippi River. Ohio River, Big Sandy River, Big Fork River, Tennessee River, 
Cumberland River, Green River, Licking River Kentucky Lake
Most Famous Citizens
Alben Barkley (United Sates Vice President)
Kit Carson (trapper, soldier)
Stephen Foster (composer)
Jefferson Davis (President of the Confederate States of America)
Abraham Lincoln (16th President of the United Sates)
Carrie Nation (social reformer)

 

Fast Facts Resources

Wikipedia
50 States.com
Kentucky.gov 

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