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Casey County, Kentucky

US county information
NameCasey County
US Area
Total Area445.73 sq mi (1154.4 km2)
Land Area445.61 sq mi (1154.1 km2)
Water Area0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population15955 (2010)
Density13.5/km2 (35/sq mi)
Named forColonel William Casey (1754 1816), Revolutionary War soldier.
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Casey County is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was formed in 1807. As of 2010, the population was 15,955. Its county seat is Liberty, Kentucky . The county is named for Colonel William Casey. 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 1789 ft (545.3 m).

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