Kentucky Abbreviations

KY is the abbreviation for Kentucky, the 26th largest state in the United States of America. Kentucky is a state located in East South Central part of U.S.A, bordering Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Frankfort is the capital city of Kentucky. Major cities include Lexington-Fayette (Population: 314499), Meads (Population: 288660), Ironville (Population: 288660), Louisville (Population: 243650), Lexington (Population: 225377), Bowling Green (Population: 63627), Owensboro (Population: 59053), Covington (Population: 41008), Richmond (Population: 33544), Georgetown (Population: 32367), Florence (Population: 32238), and Hopkinsville (Population: 32216).

State Profile

  • Capital: Frankfort
  • Admitted to USA: 1792
  • Area: 104,656 km2
  • Population: 4,467,673
  • Time zone: GMT-5, GMT-6
  • Calling code: 270, 502, 606, 859
  • ISO 2-Letter Abbreviation:  KY
  • State Government Website:

Kentucky State Abbreviations

List of Kentucky Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about Kentucky are KY which stands for Kentucky. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Kentucky, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

KY: Kentucky

Abbreviation Meaning
AIK Associated Industries of Kentucky
AIKCU Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities
AMK Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Inc.
BKYF Bank of Kentucky Financial
BBKY Bankers Bank of Kentucky
BSK Baptist Seminary of Kentucky
BOCK Brewers of Central Kentucky
CAK Cardiology Associates of Kentucky
CKAP Central Kentucky Antique Pullers
CKGH Central Kentucky Ghost Hunters
CKHRA Central Kentucky Hunting Retriever Association
CKJF Central Kentucky Jewish Federation
CKNJ Central Kentucky News Journal
CKRA Central Kentucky Research Associates
CKSEC Central Kentucky Special Education Cooperative
CHEK Christian Home Educators of Kentucky
CPAK College Personnel Association of Kentucky
CFKY Columbia Financial of Kentucky
CKDIS Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Information Systems
CBKY Community Bank of Kentucky
CLIK Connected Learning in Kentucky
DDKY Delta Dental of Kentucky
EKB East Kentucky Broadcasting
EKSC East Kentucky Science Center
EKYS Eastern Kentucky
EKBC Eastern Kentucky Bird Club
EKU Eastern Kentucky University
FTCKY Fort Campbell Kentucky
GHK Get Healthy Kentucky
HCK Historical Confederation of Kentucky
HOCCK Holy Orthodox Catholic Church in Kentucky
HOKC Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
IFHCK International Field Hockey Club of Kentucky
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KAMS Kentucky Academy of Mathematics and Science
KAS Kentucky Academy of Science
KATA Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
KAR Kentucky Administrative Regulations
KALS Kentucky Adult Literacy Survey
KATI Kentucky Advanced Technology Institute
KADAP Kentucky AIDS Drug Assistance Program
KASPER Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting
KAAE Kentucky Alliance for Arts Education
KAAM Kentucky Alliance for the Advancement of Midwifery
KARE Kentucky Alternative Recovery Effort
KABA Kentucky Amateur Baseball Association
KAPS Kentucky Appalachian Paranormal Society
KATEA Kentucky Applied Technology Education Association
KAAC Kentucky Association for Academic Competition
KACA Kentucky Association for Community Action
KAED Kentucky Association for Economic Development, Inc.
KAPS Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools
KAAA Kentucky Association of Administrative Adjudicators
KABC Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches
KABA Kentucky Association of Blind Athletes
KABB Kentucky Association of Blood Banks
KAESP Kentucky Association of Elementary School Principals
KAIS Kentucky Association of Independent Schools
KAMP Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals
KAPS Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors
KASES Kentucky Association of Science Educators and Skeptics
KASE Kentucky Association of State Employees
KASFAA Kentucky Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
KAD Kentucky Association of the Deaf
KATC Kentucky Autism Training Center
KASES Kentucky Automated Support Enforcement System
KBB Kentucky Backroads Band
KBA Kentucky Bankers Association
KBC Kentucky Baptist Convention
KBA Kentucky Bar Association
KBN Kentucky Beef Network
KBGA Kentucky Blueberry Growers Association, Inc.
KBG Kentucky Bluegrass
KBML Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
KBOE Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners
KBF Kentucky Bourbon Festival
KBS Kentucky Breakfast Stout
KBA Kentucky Broadcasters Association
KBF Kentucky Butterfly Farm
KCRM Kentucky Center for Reproductive Medicine
KCA Kentucky Center for the Arts
KCSA Kentucky Certified Surgical Assistant
KCCE Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives
KCCN Kentucky Child Care Network
KCN Kentucky Child Now!
KCH Kentucky Children’s Hospital
KCC Kentucky Christian College
KCSAA Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association
KCFC Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition
KCA Kentucky Coal Academy
KCA Kentucky Coal Association
KCIRR Kentucky Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
KC3 Kentucky Coalition to Carry Concealed
KCW Kentucky College for Women
KCW Kentucky Commission on Women
KCTCS Kentucky Community and Technical College System
KCC Kentucky Consular Center
KCMP Kentucky Continuous Monitoring Process
KCCA Kentucky Core Content for Assessment
KCIW Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women
KCC Kentucky Council of Churches
KCA Kentucky Counseling Association
KCOJ Kentucky Court of Justice
KCC Kentucky Courts Crew
KCMP Kentucky Craft Marketing Program
KCSA Kentucky Crushed Stone Association
KYDPH Kentucky Department for Public Health
KDA Kentucky Department of Agriculture
KDOC Kentucky Department of Corrections
KDE Kentucky Department of Education
KDOH Kentucky Department of Highways
KYDMA Kentucky Department of Military Affairs
KDER Kentucky Derby
KD Kentucky Derby
KDF Kentucky Derby Festival
KDFW Kentucky Derby Future Wager
KDM Kentucky Derby Museum
KDEC Kentucky Diabetes Endocrinology Center
KDN Kentucky Diabetes Network, Inc.
KDA Kentucky Distillers Association
KDOC Kentucky Division of Conservation
KDF Kentucky Division of Forestry
KDA Kentucky Dressage Association
KECTP Kentucky Early Childhood Transition Project
KEEP Kentucky Ecumenical Empowerment Project
KEA Kentucky Education Association
KETC Kentucky Education Technology Conference
KERA Kentucky Educational Reform Act
KERAS Kentucky Educational Reform Act
KESDA Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association, Inc.
KET Kentucky Educational Television
KEPS Kentucky Educator Placement Service
KESI Kentucky Electric Steel Inc
KEEN Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network
KERA Kentucky Equal Rights Association
KERAS Kentucky Equal Rights Association
KEEP Kentucky Equine Education Project
KER Kentucky Equine Research
KEC Kentucky Exposition Center
KFTC Kentucky Fair Tax Coalition
KFGA Kentucky Feed & Grain Association
KFACA Kentucky Fertilizer & Agricultural Chemical Association, Inc.
KFAC Kentucky Folk Art Center
KFW Kentucky Foundation for Women
KFC Kentucky Fried Chicken
KFCJ Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan Limited
KFG Kentucky Fried Gamers
KFM Kentucky Fried Movie
KFP Kentucky Fried Panda
KGS Kentucky Gourd Society
KGC Kentucky Grilled Chicken
KGA Kentucky Grocers Association
KGR Kentucky Growth Readiness
KHSA Kentucky Head Start Association
KHGCA Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association
KHQS Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society
KHIC Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation
KHS Kentucky Historical Society
KHGCA Kentucky Household Goods Carriers Association
KHC Kentucky Housing Corporation
KIDC Kentucky Industrial Development Council, Inc.
KIME Kentucky Industrial Materials Exchange
KIWI Kentucky Info Web, Incorporated
KIH Kentucky Information Highway
KIAA Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Association
KICC Kentucky International Convention Center
KJCCC Kentucky Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee, Inc.
KJA Kentucky Justice Association
KLSC Kentucky Lake Sailing Club
KLJ Kentucky Law Journal
KLC Kentucky League of Cities
KLA Kentucky Library Association
KLN Kentucky Library Network
KLBMDA Kentucky Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association
KMAC Kentucky Manufacturing Assistance Center
KMSS Kentucky Manufacturing Skills Standards
KMA Kentucky Medical Association
KMLA Kentucky Medical Library Association
KMTP Kentucky Migrant Technology Project
KME Kentucky Mining Engineering
KMBA Kentucky Mortgage Brokers Association
KMTA Kentucky Motor Transport Association
KMM Kentucky Mountain Mission
KMSHA Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association
KMTA Kentucky Music Teachers Association
KNB Kentucky Neighborhood Bank
KNOW Kentucky Network of Outdoor Women
KYNAC Kentucky Nuclear Advisory Commission
KNAR Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry
KNA Kentucky Nurses Association
KOLA Kentucky Occupational License Association
KODCP Kentucky Office of Drug Control and Prevention
KOI Kentucky Office of Insurance
KOGA Kentucky Oil and Gas Association
KOPS Kentucky Operations of Paranormal Studies
KOHC Kentucky Oral History Commission
KORT Kentucky Orthopedic Rehabilitation Team
KPR Kentucky Paranormal Research
KPR Kentucky Performance Report
KPPC Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center
KPR Kentucky Population Research
KP Kentucky Post
KPCA Kentucky Primary Care Association
KYPO Kentucky Probe Owners
KPPA Kentucky Professional Photographers Association
KPSC Kentucky Public Service Commission
KRC Kentucky Racing Commission
KRM Kentucky Railway Museum
KRM Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc.
KRPC Kentucky Regional Poison Center
KRC Kentucky Resources Council
KRA Kentucky Restaurant Association, Inc.
KRS Kentucky Retirement Systems
KRS Kentucky Revised Statute
KRFDC Kentucky River Foothills Development Council
KRWW Kentucky River Watershed Watch
KRQ Kentucky Romance Quarterly
KSD Kentucky School for the Deaf
KSNA Kentucky School Nurses Association
KSEF Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation
KSTC Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation
KSTA Kentucky Science Teachers Association
KSS Kentucky Sleep Society
KSA Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists
KSR Kentucky Sports Radio
KSBS Kentucky State Button Society
KSNPC Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
KSNA Kentucky State Numismatic Association
KSPS Kentucky State Poetry Society
KSP Kentucky State Police
KSR Kentucky State Reformatory
KSU Kentucky State University
KTLN Kentucky TeleLinking Network
KTA Kentucky Telephone Association
KTA Kentucky Theatre Association
KTA Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, Inc.
KTC Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
KTC Kentucky Transportation Center
KTG Kentucky Tuition Grant
KUPI Kentucky Underground Protection, Inc.
KUNA Kentucky United Nations Assembly
KUPEE Kentucky University Partnership for Environmental Education
KU-2 Kentucky Utilities
KU Kentucky Utilities
KVIS Kentucky Vehicle Information System
KVCC Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
KVMA Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association
KVRA Kentucky Vintage Racing Association
KVL Kentucky Virtual Library
KVU Kentucky Virtual University
KVCA Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association
KWP Kentucky Warbler Population
KWC Kentucky Wesleyan College
KYWT Kentucky Wills and Trusts
KW Kentucky Windage
KWTC Kentucky World Trade Center
KYSS Kentucky Young Scientist Summer
KYA Kentucky Youth Advocates
KYA Kentucky Youth Assembly
KYDCC Kentucky Youth Development Coordinating Council
KIO Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio
KIPCUG Kentucky/Indiana Personal Computer Users Group
KCSA Kentucky-Canadian Studies Association
KOI Kentucky-Ohio-Indiana
LKS League of Kentucky Sportsmen
NKAPC Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission
NKDA Northern Kentucky Dietetic Association
NKMS Northern Kentucky Medical Society
NKMLS Northern Kentucky Multiple Listing Service
NKOA Northern Kentucky Officials Association
NKS Northern Kentucky Symphony
NKT Northern Kentucky Transit, Inc.
NKU Northern Kentucky University
OINK Ohio, Indiana, and Northern Kentucky
OAK Outstanding Alumnus of Kentucky
OAK Ovarian Awareness of Kentucky
PINK Parent Information Network of Kentucky
PFK Poulet Frit Kentucky
PCAK Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky
PERKS Program Effectiveness Review for Kentucky Schools
PEAK Public Energy Authority of Kentucky
RPKS Republican Party of Kentucky
RPK Republican Party of Kentucky
SKIDA South Kentucky Industrial Development Association
SKMA Southeastern Kentucky Music Association
SKED Southern Kentucky Economic Development Corporation
SCIAK Spinal Cord Injury Association of Kentucky
SAALCK State-Assisted Academic Library Council of Kentucky
SEEK Support Education Excellence in Kentucky
THINK Teaching Homes in Northern Kentucky
TICK Technology in Classrooms of Kentucky
TBJ The Business Journal of Southern Kentucky
TMMK Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.
TACK Transit Authority of Central Kentucky
TANK Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky
UBK United Bowhunters of Kentucky
UKY University of Kentucky
UOK University of Kentucky
UK University of Kentucky
UKCC University of Kentucky Computing Center
UKPA University of Kentucky Parents Association
UPK University Press of Kentucky
WMK Waste Management of Kentucky
WKAA West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers
WKCA West Kentucky Construction Association
WKEC West Kentucky Educational Cooperative
WKPA West Kentucky Powerboat Association
WKWA West Kentucky Winegrowers Association
WDKY Western District of Kentucky
WKBG Western Kentucky Botanical Garden
WKES Western Kentucky Energy Corp.
WKE Western Kentucky Energy Corp.
WKG Western Kentucky Gas
WKP Western Kentucky Paralegals
WKSC Western Kentucky State College
WKTD Western Kentucky Tres Dias
WKU Western Kentucky University

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