Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
site header image

Kentucky Legal Research

Kentucky Constitution

Kentucky became the westernmost county of Virginia and Virginia's Constitution of 1776 provided for the possiblity of Kentucky becoming a separate state.  The Virginia Compact of 1789 set forth the conditions for Kentucky statehood.

  • First Constitution - 1792
  • The Second Constitution - 1799
  • The Third Constitution - 1850
  • The Fourth Constitution - 1891

Kentucky Constitution - Print

Kentucky Constitution - Online

Kentucky Constitution - Web Sources

History of the Kentucky Constitution