Kentucky is a southeastern state with a population of nearly 4.5 million people. Frankfort is the capital, and there are 419 cities in the state.
If you find yourself needing to prune, remove, or plant a tree in Kentucky, click on your city below to discover your local tree removal permit and application process, the tree protection ordinance, and city arborist office information.
- Bowling Green
Kentucky spans over three USDA Plant Hardiness Zones, including zones 6a, 6b, and 7a. With the majority of the state in a humid subtropical climate, daytime summer highs reach the upper 80’s. In contrast, winter temperatures can reach the low 20’s.
Hodgenville, Kentucky is the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States. Kentucky is known as the “Bluegrass State,” and is home to Mammoth Cave National Park – where the world’s longest cave system is located. The state is also known for horse racing, automobile manufacturing, bourbon whiskey, and tobacco farming.
The Tulip poplar is the state tree, the state flower is the goldenrod, and the state grass is Kentucky bluegrass.
The state of Kentucky is home to an expansive park system, including 45 state parks, nearly 38,000 acres of state forest, 2 national forests, 1 national park, 2 national historic parks, 2 national wildlife refuges, and 82 wildlife management areas.
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