menu search

9 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Kentucky

When making a move to Kentucky from a different state, things may not meet your initial expectations. It’s always wise to do a little visiting first if possible. If not, jumping right into a new scene in a new state can lead to quiet the culture shock. The Bluegrass State is a pretty friendly place to start anew, but first timers still might be surprised by some of what they find.

Here are 9 things that might surprise you when moving to Kentucky:

 

1. Political Controversy


The FBI considers the Bluegrass State to have the most corrupt officials in the entire nation. They are encouraging Kentuckians to turn in any crooked politicians.

Kentucky is a beautiful place to live, raise a family, and grow old. Like everywhere else, it has faults that residents either accept or don’t. The humidity and climate can be a challenge for some, but allergies tend to be the biggest complaint. Please feel free to post any other things that might shock or surprise someone moving here from another state.

Jenn Shockley
I am somewhat a cliche'. I grew up running around barefoot on a farm in Kentucky. I love writing, art, sunshine, all animals and my incredibly patient husband, who tolerates my "crazy animal lady" side.