Abbreviation Kentucky

Abbreviation Kentucky

The abbreviation for the state Kentucky is KY.

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abbreviation kentucky

Kentucky (KY) is the 37th largest state in the United States and is formally known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It’s found at the crossroads of 3 physiographic regions in the US, namely the Interior Lowlands the Appalachian Highlands and the Coastal Plain. It was nominated as a state in 1792 and became the 1st state on the west side of the Appalachian Mountain range. The state’s capital is Frankfort.

Kentucky has 5 national parks including Mammoth Cave, Cumberland Falls, Mega Cavern, and Kentucky Kingdom. It’s the home of the famous Kentucky Derby which is the oldest horse racing event held outside of Louisville. It’s also known as being the home for 95% of worldwide bourbon.