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Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort,
Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort, Kentucky.
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About Frankfort

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Satellite view showing Frankfort, seat of Franklin County and the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, one of the fifty states in the United States. The city is located in the Bluegrass region of Central Kentucky on both banks of the Kentucky River.



Kentucky State Capitol, Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort. The Beaux-Arts building houses the Kentucky state government.
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The region of today Frankfort was settled in the end of the 18th century. In 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state and Frankfort its capital.

Today the city has a population of about 27,800 inhabitants (in 2015). In Frankfort Micropolitan Statistical Area live about 72,000 people.
About half of the population is working in state or local government agencies.

Frankfort is home to the Kentucky State University, a historically black university.

The city is a trading center for mid-Kentucky, and home to auto part producers and several major distilleries of Kentucky Bourbon, including the Buffalo Trace Distillery.


Frankfort places of interest:

Historical sites: Kentucky State Capitol (Kentucky's capitol was built between 1905 and 1909, it houses all three government branches, the Governor of Kentucky, the Senate Chamber, the House of Representatives, and the Supreme Court Chamber). Old State Capitol (the third Capitol of Kentucky served as the seat of Kentucky's government from 1830 to 1910, since 1920 it is home to the Kentucky Historical Society). Buffalo Trace Distillery (almost the oldest continuously operating distillery in the United States with several previous owners). Zeigler House (the only Frank Lloyd Wright designed building in the state of Kentucky)

Other landmarks:
Floral clock (a landmark on the lawn of the state capitol)
Frankfort Cemetery (supposed burial site of Daniel Boone, an American folk hero, pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman)
Kentucky Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial (contains the name of 1,103 Kentuckians killed in the Vietnam War)
Outdoors: Capitol View Park (150 acre park with a scenic view of the Kentucky River). Capital View Mountain Bike Trail (off-road bicycle trail).

Just zoom in (+) to see Governor's Mansion and Kentucky State Capitol, which houses the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the state government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Office of the Governor of Kentucky, the Senate Chamber, the House of Representatives, and the Supreme Court Chamber.

Nearest airports to Frankfort are Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, (IATA code: LEX), Louisville International Airport (IATA code: SDF) about 54 mi (86 km) by road, and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (IATA code: CVG) situated in Hebron, Kentucky north of Frankfort, about 76 mi (122 km).

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Local Time Frankfort:
Wednsday-October-18 2017  15:22  
Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

 
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Google Map: Searchable Map of Frankfort, Kentucky, USA.

City Coordinates: 38°11′50″N 84°51′47″W
 
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External Links:
Frankfort (official website)

Destination Frankfort (visitors website)

The State Journal
Local news.

Wikipedia: Frankfort, Kentucky
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