Place:Casey, Kentucky, United States

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NameCasey
Alt namesCaseysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.333°N 84.95°W
Located inKentucky, United States     (1807 - )
See alsoLincoln, Kentucky, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Casey County is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was formed in 1807 from the western part of Lincoln County. As of 2010, the population was 15,955. Its county seat is Liberty, Kentucky. The county is named for Colonel William Casey, a pioneer settler who moved his family to Kentucky in 1779. It is the only Kentucky county entirely in Knobs region. Casey County is home to annual 'Casey County Apple Festival', and is a prohibition or dry county. It is considered part of the Appalachian region of Kentucky.

The highest point in Casey County is Green River Knob at .

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1806 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 3,285
1820 4,349
1830 4,342
1840 4,939
1850 6,556
1860 6,466
1870 8,884
1880 10,983
1890 11,848
1900 15,144
1910 15,479
1920 17,213
1930 16,747
1940 19,962
1950 17,446
1960 14,327
1970 12,930
1980 14,818
1990 14,211

Research Tips

Casey County, Kentucky was named in honor of Col. William Casey, an early Kentucky pioneer, settler, legislator and State Senator.

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~kycasey/caseypge.htm


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