The state of Kentucky became the 15th state on June 1, 1792. It was carved out of the large state of Virginia that had extended far inland to the west. Pronounced Ken--Tuc--ky, its history and settlement was made famous by Daniel Boone and settlers who passed through the Cumberland Gap in the present southeast corner of the state.

Today, with its capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky is famous for the University of Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinal college basketball teams and the Kentucky Derby. It has a population of over 4,339,000 and has over 191,000 rental apartment units. Known as the "Bluegrass State", Kentucky claims its state bird the cardinal and horse the thoroughbred.

Schools in Kentucky

 Alice Lloyd College
 Asbury College
 Asbury Theological Seminary
 Ashland Community and Technical College
 Bellarmine College
 Berea College
 Big Sandy Community and Technical College
 Bluegrass Community and Technical College
 Bowling Green Technical College
 Brescia College
 Campbellsville University
 Centre College
 Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
 Cumberland College
 Eastern Kentucky University
 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
 Frontier School of Midwifery Family Nursing
 Gateway Community and Technical College
 Georgetown College
 Hazard Community and Technical College
 Henderson Community College
 Hopkinsville Community College
 Jefferson Community and Technical College
 Kentucky Christian College
 Kentucky Christian University
 Kentucky Community and Technical College System
 Kentucky Mountain Bible College
 Kentucky State University
 Kentucky Wesleyan College
 Lindsey Wilson College
 Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
 Madisonville Community College
 Maysville Community and Technical College
 Mid-Continent University
 Midway College
 Morehead State University
 Murray State University
 Northern Kentucky University
 Owensboro Community and Technical College
 Pikeville College
 Saint Catharine College
 Somerset Community College
 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
 Spalding University
 Sullivan University
 Thomas More College
 Transylvania University
 Union College
 Union College Kentucky
 University of Kentucky
 University of Louisville
 University of the Cumberlands
 West Kentucky Community and Technical College
 Western Kentucky University

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The state of Kentucky has a rich and diverse history that spans thousands of years. Here is a brief overview of some of the major events and periods in the history of Kentucky:

  1. Pre-European settlement: Archaeological evidence suggests that various Native American tribes, including the Shawnee, Cherokee, and Chickasaw, lived in the region that is now Kentucky long before the arrival of European settlers.

  2. European exploration and settlement: The first European to explore the region was the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto, who arrived in the 1540s. However, it was not until the late 1700s that the region was permanently settled by European Americans.

  3. Statehood: Kentucky became the 15th state to join the United States on June 1, 1792. During this time, Kentucky was largely a rural state with a strong agricultural economy, and it was also a slave state.

  4. Civil War and Reconstruction: During the Civil War, Kentucky was a border state and was officially neutral, but many of its citizens fought for the Confederate cause. After the war, Kentucky underwent a period of Reconstruction, during which it worked to rebuild its economy and society.

  5. 20th century: In the 20th century, Kentucky underwent significant changes, including the growth of industry, the expansion of its cities, and the rise of political and social movements such as the Civil Rights Movement.

  6. Modern Kentucky: Today, Kentucky is a diverse state with a thriving economy and a rich cultural heritage. It is home to many important industries, including manufacturing, agriculture, and health care, and it is also a popular tourist destination, known for its natural beauty and its role in American history.

The motto of Kentucky is "United we stand, divided we fall." This motto reflects the state's strong sense of unity and determination, and it speaks to the importance of working together to achieve common goals.

The state bird of Kentucky is the Cardinal. The cardinal is a brightly colored bird that is known for its distinctive red plumage and its cheerful song. It is a popular symbol of Kentucky and is widely recognized as an emblem of the state's natural beauty and its rich cultural heritage.

The rental housing market in Kentucky is characterized by a mix of urban and rural properties, with a range of options available to renters.

In the larger cities, such as Louisville and Lexington, the rental market is relatively strong, with a mix of apartments, townhouses, and single-family homes available for rent. There is a good supply of rental units, and rental prices tend to be in line with the national average.

In smaller towns and rural areas, the rental market is typically more limited, with fewer options available to renters. However, rental prices in these areas are often lower than in the cities, making them a more affordable option for renters.

Overall, the rental housing market in Kentucky is relatively stable, with a mix of affordable and higher-priced options available to renters. The state has a mix of urban and rural areas, and rental prices tend to reflect the local cost of living and the availability of rental properties.