AtoZ in the USA



AtoZ in the USA is a database dedicated to anything and everything about the 50 states!

You’ll find antique maps, state flags, facts, figures – even where you can find farmer’s markets for each state.

More than just your standard state facts, you’ll also find recipes, image collections, information on sports, recreation, and demographics.

A great resource for students of all ages – AtoZ in the USA provides quality information in an easy to navigate format – simply select a state and pick your subject area.

Here’s a few quick facts on Kentucky taken from AtoZ:

State Name: Kentucky

State Nickname: The Bluegrass State

State Motto: United we stand, divided we fall.

Name for Residents: Kentuckian

Abbreviation: KY

Time Zone:
Eastern half: Eastern, GMT/UTC -5 / -4 (Daylight Savings Time)
Western half: Central, GMT/UTC -6 / -5 (Daylight Savings Time)

Capital City: Frankfort

Date of Statehood: June 1, 1792

Statehood Rank: 15th State

Area: 40,409 square miles (104,659 km²)

1784 Map of Kentucky


Isaac Shelby

Governor #: 1
Term Start: June 4, 1792
Term End: June 7, 1796
Number of Terms: 1
Party: Democratic-Republican
Lt. Governor(s): None
Born: December 11, 1750
Birth (place): Hagerstown, Maryland
Died: July 18, 1826
Died (place): Lincoln County, Kentucky
Spouse(s): Susannah Hart
Profession: Soldier, Farmer
Religion: Presbyterian
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