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Kentucky

- Noun

One of the United States.


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  • Kentucky

    Kentucky

    Kentucky (/kənˈtʌki/ ( listen ) kən-TUK-ee ), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it, (because in Kentucky's first constitution, the term "state" was used), Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts ). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky split from it and became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.

  • Louisville, Kentucky

    Louisville, Kentucky

    Louisville (/ˈluːəvəl/ ( listen ) LOO-ə-vəl, /ˈluːivɪl/ ( listen ) LOO-ee-vil, /ˈlʊvəl/ ( listen ) LUUV-əl ) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, on the Indiana border.

  • Wallins Creek, Kentucky

    Wallins Creek, Kentucky

    Wallins Creek is a former home rule-class city in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. It is now an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP). The population was 156 at the 2010 census, when it was still a city, having dropped from 257 at the 2000 census.

  • Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

    Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

    Muhlenberg County (/ˈmjuːlənbɜːrɡ/) is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,499. Its county seat is Greenville.

  • Public schools in Louisville, Kentucky

    There are more than 145 public schools in Louisville, Kentucky, servicing nearly 100,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade (K–12) education. The primary public education provider is Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS).

  • U.S. Route 51 in Kentucky

    U.S. Route 51 in Kentucky

    U.S. Route 51 (US 51) in Kentucky runs 42 miles (68 km) through the western portion of the state from the Tennessee state line at Fulton to the Illinois state line at Cairo, Illinois. It is a mostly rural route, also serving the towns of Clinton, Arlington, Bardwell and Wickliffe. It also carries part of the Great River Road near the northern end of its route in Kentucky.

  • Hale v. Kentucky

    Hale v. Kentucky

    Hale v. Kentucky, 303 U.S. 613 (1938), was a United States Supreme Court case relating to racial discrimination in the selection of juries for criminal trials. The case overturned the conviction of an African American man accused of murder because the lower court of Kentucky had systematically excluded African Americans from serving on the jury in the case. NAACP counsel, including Charles H. Houston, Leon A. Ransom and Thurgood Marshall, represented Hale.

  • Kentucky Route 915

    Kentucky Route 915

    Kentucky Route 915 (KY 915) is a road that runs from the city limits of Wilder, Kentucky, to just outside Alexandria, Kentucky, where it joins U.S. 27. The road is a windy, curvy road which has many houses along its path.

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