One of the most scenic and historic states, the COMMONWEALTH of KENTUCKY was admitted to the Union June 1, 1792 and covers an area of 40,395 square miles. State Motto: United we stand divided we fall. State Song: My Old Kentucky Home.
Kentucky, the Blue Grass State is the Kingdom of the Horse.
Nickname Blue Grass State
1950 Population - 2,944,806
Area in Sq. Miles - 40,598
Entered the Union, June 1, 1792