50states.com: Kentucky http://www.50states.com/kentucky.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Kentucky. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Kentucky http://www.thingstodo.com/states/KY/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Kentucky's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
Kentucky.com is the online partner of the Lexington Herald-Leader newspapers and offers a gateway to things about Kentucky on the Internet. Check it out for news, sports, entertainment, classifieds and more.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Kentucky http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/21000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuously held horse race in the country. It is held at Churchill Downs in Louisville on the first Saturday in May.
The Bluegrass country around Lexington is the home of some of the world's finest race horses.
Kentucky was a popular hunting ground for the Shawnee and Cherokee Indian nations prior to settlement by whites.
In 1774, Harrodstown (now Harrodsburg) was established as the first permanent settlement in the Kentucky region. It was named after James Harrod who led the team of surveyors.
The state tree is the Tulip poplar.
Cheeseburgers were first served in 1934 at Kaelin's restaurant in Louisville.
All Chevrolet Corvettes are manufactured in Bowling Green.
Mammoth Cave is the world's longest cave and was first promoted in 1816. This makes it the second oldest tourist attraction in the U.S., preceded only by Niagara Falls.
The first commercial oil well was on the Cumberland River in McCreary County Kentucky in 1819.
Some Famous People from this State
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) (1942 - ), world heavyweight boxing champion.
Jefferson Davis (1808 - 1889), only president of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865.
Presidents from Kentucky with links to ipl2's POTUS (Presidents of the United States) page: