Frankfort, Kentucky

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Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County.wikipedia
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Franklin County, Kentucky

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Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County.
Its county seat is Frankfort, the state capital.

Kentucky River

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Located along the Kentucky River, Frankfort is the principal city of the Frankfort, Kentucky Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Franklin and Anderson counties.
The river is no longer navigable above Lock 4 at Frankfort.

Anderson County, Kentucky

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Located along the Kentucky River, Frankfort is the principal city of the Frankfort, Kentucky Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Franklin and Anderson counties.
Anderson County is part of the Frankfort, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Lexington-Fayette-Richmond-Frankfort, KY Combined Statistical Area.

Frankfort, Kentucky micropolitan area

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Located along the Kentucky River, Frankfort is the principal city of the Frankfort, Kentucky Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Franklin and Anderson counties.
The Frankfort Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in central Kentucky, anchored by the city of Frankfort.

Capital city

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Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County.

Liberty Hall (Frankfort, Kentucky)

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John Brown, a Virginia lawyer and statesman, built a home now called Liberty Hall in Frankfort in 1796.
Liberty Hall is a historic house in Frankfort, Kentucky, that was built in 1796 by American statesman John Brown.

Madison County, Kentucky

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They were John Allen and John Edwards (both from Bourbon County), Henry Lee (from Mason), Thomas Kennedy (from Madison), and Robert Todd (from Fayette).
Madison County is part of the Richmond–Berea, KY Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Lexington–Fayette–Richmond–Frankfort, KY Combined Statistical Area.

Old Governor's Mansion (Frankfort, Kentucky)

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The Old Governor's Mansion is claimed to be the oldest official executive residence still in use in the United States.
The Old Governor's Mansion, also known as Lieutenant Governor's Mansion, is located at 420 High Street, Frankfort, Kentucky.

Kentucky General Assembly

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In 1796, the Kentucky General Assembly appropriated funds to provide a house to accommodate the governor; it was completed two years later.
The General Assembly meets annually in the state capitol building in Frankfort, Kentucky, convening on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January.

Fort Hill (Frankfort, Kentucky)

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During the American Civil War, the Union Army built fortifications overlooking Frankfort on what is now called Fort Hill.
Fort Hill is a hill overlooking downtown Frankfort, Kentucky, where military fortifications were built by the 103rd Ohio Infantry

Kentucky State Capitol

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On 3 February 1900, Governor-elect William Goebel was assassinated in Frankfort while walking to the capitol on the way to his inauguration.
The Kentucky State Capitol is located in Frankfort and is the house of the three branches (executive, legislative, judicial) of the state government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Old State Capitol (Kentucky)

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In 1829, Gideon Shryock designed the Old Capitol, Kentucky's third, in Greek Revival style.
The building is located in the Kentucky capital city of Frankfort and served as home of the Kentucky General Assembly from 1830 to 1910.

Argus of Western America

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The Argus of Western America was published in Frankfort from 1808 until 1830.
Argus of Western America was a newspaper published in Frankfort, Kentucky.

List of whisky brands

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Frankfort is home to several major distilleries of Kentucky Bourbon, including the Buffalo Trace Distillery (formerly Ancient Age).

Buffalo Trace Distillery

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Frankfort is home to several major distilleries of Kentucky Bourbon, including the Buffalo Trace Distillery (formerly Ancient Age).
Buffalo Trace Distillery is a distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky, that is owned by the Sazerac Company.

Kentucky

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Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the seat of Franklin County.
Only three U.S. states have capitals with smaller populations than Kentucky's Frankfort (pop.

Bluegrass region

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Frankfort is located in the (inner) Bluegrass region of Central Kentucky.
It makes up the northern part of the state, roughly bounded by the cities of Frankfort, Paris, Richmond and Stanford.

List of states and territories of the United States

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After Kentucky became the 15th state in early 1792, five commissioners from various counties were appointed, on 20 June 1792, to choose a location for the capital.

Louisville, Kentucky

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Frankfort does not have a commercial airport and travelers fly into Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport near Covington or Louisville International Airport in Louisville.
The Louisville area is near several other urban areas, especially Frankfort, Kentucky (the state's capital), Cincinnati, Ohio (the two cities' metropolitan statistical areas almost border each other), Lexington, Kentucky, and the Indianapolis, Indiana area (especially Columbus, Indiana, to the north of Southern Indiana).

Ancient Age (bourbon)

Ancient Age
Frankfort is home to several major distilleries of Kentucky Bourbon, including the Buffalo Trace Distillery (formerly Ancient Age).
Ancient Age is a brand of bourbon whiskey distilled in Frankfort, Kentucky at the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

John Brown (Kentucky)

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John Brown, a Virginia lawyer and statesman, built a home now called Liberty Hall in Frankfort in 1796.
During Brown's Senate service, he moved to Frankfort, Kentucky, the capital of the state.

Capital City Airport (Kentucky)

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Capital City Airport serves general and military aviation.
Capital City Airport is a public use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Frankfort, a city in Franklin County, Kentucky, United States.

Robert Todd (pioneer)

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They were John Allen and John Edwards (both from Bourbon County), Henry Lee (from Mason), Thomas Kennedy (from Madison), and Robert Todd (from Fayette).
When the vote was tied between Frankfort and Lexington, he chose in favor of Frankfort as opposed to his hometown.

James Wilkinson

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In 1786, James Wilkinson purchased the 260 acre tract of land on the north side of the Kentucky River, which developed as downtown Frankfort.

Franklin County High School (Kentucky)

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Franklin County High School is the largest of three public high schools in Frankfort, Kentucky and is one of two high schools operated by Franklin County Public Schools.