While in Kentucky, you can explore the wonderful land of the Appalachians, Big South Fork National River, Breaks Interstate Park, Lake Cumberland, Fairmont Falls, Gallatin County and just to mention a few. Kentucky is ranked 26th in the US with respect to the population size of 4,436,974 since 2016. The state is peacefully found in east south-central region of the country. It is one of the most important states that joined the US as a commonwealth. Records have shown that the state operates 8 public 4-year universities.