Category: U.S. State
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
Points of interest: Cynthiana; Harlan; Harrison County; Louisville

Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. Kentucky is a Southern state situated in the Upland South, although the state is infrequently placed, geographically and culturally, in the Midwest. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the other three being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 it became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th largest state in terms of total area, the 36th largest in land area, and ranks 26th in population.

In the continuity of DC Comics, Kentucky is the location of two venerable haunted houses: The House of Mystery and the House of Secrets.

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Harlan is the county seat of Harlan County in Kentucky. It was named for Kentucky pioneer Silas Harlan and was first settled in 1796. Charmed actor and reality TV star Nick Lachey was born in Harlan, Kentucky on November 9th, 1973. On Charmed he played the role of Leslie St. Claire.
Harrison County
Harrison County is located in Kentucky and is adjacent to Grant County. Rick Grimes and his partner Shane worked as sheriff's deputies in Harrison County, and were based out of Cynthiana. The two were engaged in a stand-off on a Harrison County highway with a criminal in a pick-up truck. During the exchange, Rick suffered a near fatal gunshot injury and was hospitalized at Harrison Memorial Hospital. (Walking Dead 1)

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