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Kentucky Famous

A
  • John Adair leadership developer, author
  • David Akers football player
  • Shaun Alexander football player
  • Muhammad Ali boxer
  • James Lane Allen author
  • Derek Anderson basketball player
  • Sherman Armstrong jockey, trainer
  • Harriette Simpson Arnow author
B
  • Karen Ballard photographer
  • Alben William Barkley u.s. vice president
  • Roy Bean judge, "law west of the pecos", "hangin' judge"
  • Ned Beatty actor
  • Adrian Belew musician
  • Wendell Berry author, poet
  • James Best actor
  • Stephen Bishop slave, mammoth cave explorer, guide
  • Stephanie Bond author
  • Nathan Boone guide, militia officer, politician
  • James Bowie pioneer, soldier
  • Louis D. Brandeis u.s. supreme court justice
  • John C. Breckinridge u.s. vice president
  • Madeline McDowell Breckinridge leader women's suffrage
  • Foster Brooks actor
  • John Mason Brown drama critic, author
  • John Y. Brown, Jr. politician
  • W. Earl Brown actor
  • William Wells Brown author
  • Tod Browning actor, director, screenwriter
  • John Buford, Jr. Civil War Union cavalry officer
  • Laura Bell Bundy actress
  • Jim Bunning baseball player, politician
  • Chris Burke baseball player
  • Lance Burton magician
C
  • Kit Carson guide, soldier, frontiersman
  • Edgar Cayce psychic
  • Henry M. Caudill author
  • Steve Cauthen jockey
  • Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler politician, baseball commissioner
  • Ray Chapman baseball player
  • Rex Chapman basketball player
  • Steven Curtis Chapman musician
  • Jerry Claiborne college football coach
  • Champ Clark politician
  • Anna Mac Clarke WAC, first black officer in command of white unit
  • Cassius Marcellus Clay abolitionist, editor
  • Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. "Muhammad Ali" boxer, social activist
  • Henry Clay statesman (born in VA)
  • George Clooney actor
  • Nicholas Clooney television journalist
  • Rosemary Clooney singer
  • Irvin S. Cobb author, humorist, columnist
  • Floyd Collins cave explorer (entrapment and death widely reported)
  • Martha Layne Collins first female governor of kentucky
  • Earle Combs baseball player
  • John Conlee singer
  • William Conrad actor
  • John Sherman Cooper politician, ambassador
  • Tim Couch football player
  • Dave Cowens basketball player, coach
  • Joe Creason journalist
  • J. D. Crowe singer, banjo player
  • William J. Crowe, Jr. u.s. navy admiral, diplomat
  • Billy Ray Cyrus singer, songwriter

D

  • Jefferson Davis president confederate states of america during civil war
  • Skeeter Davis singer
  • Kassie DePaiva actress, singer
  • Johnny Depp actor
  • Mary Desha co-founder daughters of american revolution
  • Jackie DeShannon singer
  • E. A. Diddle college basketball coach
  • Irene Dunne actress
  • Frank Duveneck artist
E - F
  • Bob Edwards radio host
  • Don Everly musician
  • Farah Fath actress
  • John Fetterman journalist, pulitzer prize winner
  • Larry Flynt publisher
  • Fontaine Fox cartoonist, illustrator
  • John Fox, Jr. author
  • Heather French miss america 2000
  • Joe Fulks basketball player
G
  • Tyson Gay sprinting medalist
  • Rebecca Gayheart actress
  • Crystal Gayle singer
  • Troy Lee Gentry singer
  • James Lamont "Haven" Gillespie composer, lyricist
  • Joey Goebel author
  • Sue Grafton author
  • Darrell Griffith basketball player
  • David "D. W." Griffith film producer
  • Robert H. Grubbs chemist, nobel laureate
H
  • Tom T. Hall singer, songwriter
  • Mordecai Ham evangelist
  • Lionel Hampton musician
  • Elizabeth Hardwick author
  • John Marshall Harlan supreme court justice
  • Larnelle Harris singer, songwriter
  • Nicky Hayden motorcycle racer
  • Duncan Hines founder duncan hines company
  • J. B. Holmes golfer
  • Joseph Holt u.s. postmaster, judge advocate general
  • Telma Hopkins singer
  • Paul Hornung football player
  • Silas House author
  • Allan Houston basektball player
  • Joshua Ryan Hutcherson actor
J
  • Richard Mentor Johnson u.s. vice president
  • John "Casey" Jones railroad engineer (born in MO)
  • Louis Marshall "Grandpa" Jones singer, banjo player

Kentucky Photographs

abraham lincoln champ clark earle combs henry clay james bowie jefferson davis john breckinridge john marshall harlan joseph holt juanita kreps kit carson louis brandeis patricia neal richard mentor johnson roy bean samuel freeman miller thomas hunt morgan tony snow victor mature wiley rutledge william crowe william wells brown alice rice

Kentucky Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Columbia Adair 270
Scottsville Allen 270
Lawrenceburg Anderson 502
Wickliffe Ballard 270
Glasgow Barren 270
Owingsville Bath 606
Middlesboro Bell 606
Florence Boone 859
Paris Bourbon 859
Ashland Boyd 606
Danville Boyle 859
Brooksville Bracken 606
Jackson Breathitt 606
Hardinsburg Breckinridge 270
Shepherdsville Bullitt 502
Morgantown Butler 270
Princeton Caldwell 270
Murray Calloway 270
Newport Campbell 859
Bardwell Carlisle 270
Carrollton Carroll 502
Grayson Carter 606
Liberty Casey 606
Hopkinsville Christian 270
Winchester Clark 859
Manchester Clay 606
Albany Clinton 606
Marion Crittenden 270
Burkesville Cumberland 270
Owensboro Daviess 270
Brownsville Edmonson 270
Sandy Hook Elliott 606
Irvine Estill 606
Lexington Fayette 859
Flemingsburg Fleming 606
Prestonsburg Floyd 606
Frankfort Franklin 502
Fulton Fulton 270
Verona Gallatin 859
Lancaster Garrard 859
Dry Ridge Grant 859
Mayfield Graves 270
Leitchfield Grayson 270
Greensburg Green 270
Greenup Greenup 606
Hawesville Hancock 270
Elizabethtown Hardin 270
Harlan Harlan 606
Cynthiana Harrison 859
Munfordville Hart 270
Henderson Henderson 270
Eminence Henry 502
Clinton Hickman 270
Madisonville Hopkins 270
McKee Jackson 606
Louisville Jefferson 502
Nicholasville Jessamine 859
Paintsville Johnson 606
Fort Mitchell Kenton 859
Hindman Knott 606
Barbourville Knox 606
Hodgenville Larue 270
London Laurel 606
Louisa Lawrence 606
Beattyville Lee 606
Hyden Leslie 606
Whitesburg Letcher 606
Vanceburg Lewis 606
Stanford Lincoln 606
Ledbetter Livingston 270
Russellville Logan 270
Eddyville Lyon 270
Richmond Madison 859
Salyersville Magoffin 606
Lebanon Marion 270
Benton Marshall 270
Inez Martin 606
Maysville Mason 606
Paducah McCracken 270
Pine Knot McCreary 606
Calhoun McLean 270
Brandenburg Meade 270
Frenchburg Menifee 606
Harrodsburg Mercer 859
Edmonton Metcalfe 270
Tompkinsville Monroe 270
Mount Sterling Montgomery 859
West Liberty Morgan 606
Greenville Muhlenberg 270
Bardstown Nelson 502
Carlisle Nicholas 859
Beaver Dam Ohio 270
La Grange Oldham 502
Owenton Owen 502
Booneville Owsley 606
Falmouth Pendleton 859
Hazard Perry 606
Pikeville Pike 606
Stanton Powell 606
Somerset Pulaski 606
Mount Olivet Robertson 606
Mount Vernon Rockcastle 606
Morehead Rowan 606
Russell Springs Russell 270
Georgetown Scott 502
Shelbyville Shelby 502
Franklin Simpson 270
Taylorsville Spencer 502
Campbellsville Taylor 270
Elkton Todd 270
Cadiz Trigg 270
Bedford Trimble 502
Morganfield Union 270
Bowling Green Warren 270
Springfield Washington 859
Monticello Wayne 606
Providence Webster 270
Corbin Whitley 606
Campton Wolfe 606
Versailles Woodford 859
This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.