KENTUCKY

KENTUCKY

Forward Van Linesspecializes in providing outstanding moving services to and from Kentucky, with coverage from Louisville to Bowling-Green among othercities.Kentucky was the first region west of the Allegheny Mountains to be settled by American pioneers.From horse racing and Bourbon Country, to the culture of Appalachia, Civil War significance and Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky is a state enriched with deep traditions, important history and authentic heritage.

State webpage: http://kentucky.gov

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Official language: English
Demonym: Kentuckian

Capital: Franckfort

Largest city: Louisville

Area: Ranked 37th in the US

  • Total: 40,409square miles (104,659km²)
  • Width: 140miles (225km)
  • Length: 379miles (610km)
  • % Water: 1.7
  • Latitude 36°30′ N to 39°09′ N
  • Longitude 81°58′ W to 89°34′ W
Population: Ranked 26th in the US

  • Total: 4,369,356 (2011est)
  • Density: 110 per square miles (42.5 km²) Ranked 22nd in the US
Elevation: Black Mountain

  • Highest point: 4,145 with ft (1263m)
  • Mean: 750 ft (230m)
  • Lowest point: Mississippi River and Kentucky Bend 257 ft (78 m)
Before statehood: Kentucky County, Virginia
Admission to Union:June 1, 1792 (15th)
Time zones:

  • Eastern: UTC -5/-4
Abbreviation: KY US-KY

 


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