Casey County, Kentucky was formed in 1806. The county seat is Liberty, and this large rural county has a population of just over 16,000. The County was named for Colonel William Casey, an early settler. Casey County, and great-grandfather of author Samuel L. Clements (aka Mark Twain). Located in the central area of the state, Casey County contains nearly 446 square miles of land.
Special Features of Casey County:
- Annual Casey County Apple Festival
- Has thriving Mennonite and Amish communities.
- Casey County is “Knob Country” and is the only KY county entirely in the Knobs region.
- The home county of former Kentucky Governor Wallace G. Wilkinson
- The current courthouse (built in 1889) and the Liberty Downtown Historic District are both on the National Register of Historic Places
Cities and Towns in Casey County:
Address of the Casey County Courthouse:
Casey County Courthouse
625 Campbellsville Street
Liberty, KY 42539