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Casey County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1807 and Land Records from 1807 and is located at P.O. Box 310, Liberty, KY EMAIL] .

The duties of the County Clerk are numerous, falling into the general categories of clerical duties of the fiscal court, issuing and registering, recording and keeping records of various legal instruments, election duties, tax duties, transfers, and titling, and issuance of marriage licenses. The County Clerk's office records land records. The most common documents recorded are deeds, mortgages, and assignments and mortgage releases.

Casey County Clerk of the Circuit Court has Probate Records from 1809 and Court Records from 1807 and is located at Judicial Center, 231 Court Square, PO Box 147, Liberty, KY 42539; 606-787-6510 .

The Circuit Clerk's office is responsible for maintaining the records of the circuit court. Divorces, civil litigation, criminal crimes, probate, wills , estates and various other functions.

Casey County Courthouse

  • Liberty, Kentucky 42539
  • 606-787-6471
  • Built in 1888, the original building cost $15,000 and was designed by McDonald Brothers of Louisville and built on land donated by Col. Jesse Coffey. A two story addition was built in 1960. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

How to Order Vital Records Copies

Casey County Public Library

  • Located at 238 Middleburg St.
    Liberty Ky. 42529 
  • Hours, Beginning October 28, 2002
    Monday -- 9:00am-6:00pm 
    Tuesday --9:00am-6:00pm 
    Wednesday -- 9:00am-6:00pm 
    Friday -- 9:00am-6:00pm 
    Saturday -- 9:00am-3:00pm 
    Thursday & Sunday -  Closed
    Phone 606 787 9381
    Fax 606 787 7720
  • The following books are in the Genealogical Research Center at the library. These books are for in-library use only. 


    • BIRTHS
      Casey Co. Birth Records 1852-1907 by Ingmire
      Forgotten Past...Cemeteries of ...Gravel Switch by Ellis
      Forgotten Past.......3rd ed.
      Bowman Cemetery, Casey Co, Ky by Brown
      Belton Cemetery, Casey Co, Ky by Wethington
      Casey County Cemetery Records
      Cemeteries of Casey County
      Bethelridge Cemetery 
    • CENSUS
      1810, 1820, 1830, 1840 Casey County Census by Black
      1850 Census of Casey County by Thomas
      1860 Casey County, Ky Census by Payne
      1880 Casey County, Ky Census by Sanders
      1870 Census and Mortality Schedule by Black 
      Holy Cross 1785-1985: 200 Years of Ky. Catholicism 
      Historical Sketches....St Bernard of Clairvaux by Lyons
      History of the Churches in Casey County, Ky 1798-1985 by Patton
      Standard Church Register and Record by Mt Olive
      Walnut Hill Baptist Church Minute Book 1880-1940
      Middleburg Baptist Church Minute Book 1870-1909 (3 Vol)
      Antioch Church Minute Book 1889-1920
      First Christian Church Minutes 1859-1902
      Flight of the Dove by Carrier
      Early History/South Fork/Baptist Church by Pennington
      Incidents in the Life of Frank Wolford by Tapp
      Col. Wolford's Letter to President Lincoln
      First Circuit Court of Casey Co. Ky
      Casey County First Court Records 1807-1817 by Thomas
      Minutes and Order Book of Casey Co. Court, 1887-1888 by Court Sess. 
      History of Kentucky Courthouses by Garr 
    • DEATHS
      Casey Co. Deaths 1852-1907 by Ingmire
      Death Records of Adair/Russell, Casey.... by Watson
      Obituaries and Other Clips 1961-1976 
      General Geological Description of Casey Co. by Naiser
      Casey Co. Ky., 1806-1977 by Thomas
      Legends of Casey Co. by Lucas
      Casey Co. Ky., 1806-1983 by Thomas
      Men Women and Events...Casey Co. Ky. by Watkins
      Casey Co. Ky., 1806 Thomas
      Interviews With Casey Co. Nesbitt
      Forkland Heritage, by Forkland
      Heartstrings in the Sand of Time, by Lee
      First Fifty Years/Farmers Deposit Bank, Middleburg, by Coffee
      Casey County Pictorial Hisotry 1806-1992
      Original Land Grants of Casey Co. Ky.
      Land Grants...Green River 1781-1836, by Sutherland
      Kentucky Land Records (Deeds of Co.), by Burns
      Early Marriage Records of Casey Co. Ky, 1807-1915, by Rice
      Casey Co. Marriages 1852-1907, by Ingmire
      Marriage Records of Casey Co. Ky, by Melton
      Casey County Marriage Bonds 1808-1850 , by Garrison
      Twenty-Seventh Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, by Ward
      Ghost Railroads of Kentucky, by Sulzer
      Casey Seminary and Schools in Casey County, Ky.
      Atwood Chapel Dist. No 59
      Focus Then & Now 1975-1990
      Brief History of Casey County Schools, by Thomas
      Birth Records From Nancy Margaret Stevens, Midwife
      Casey Co. Ky. Records #1
  • The Casey County Public Library  has the book. "Casey County Kentucky 1806-1983", on CD Rom. The cost for this CD is $25.00. (this includes all shipping charges and tax.) If you are interested, please send your order(s) to the Library address below. 
If you have questions about this CD you may write the Genealogy Librarian at  Thanks  Jan Banks, Director 

Casey County Public Library
238 Middleburg Street
Liberty, KY  42539
(606) 787-9381


Campbellsville Street P.O. Box 40

Liberty, Ky 42539

(606) 787-7171

Classifieds: 1-877-787-7237

Bicentennial Heritage Corporation 

    The Bicentennial Heritage Corporation of Casey County KY, organized in 1975, was a non -profit organization dedicated to the discovery and preservation of the heritage of the area. 
    There are no meetings. The group has disbanded due to lack of participation. 
    Casey County Kinfolks, a quarterly newsletter, is no longer published. Back issues; July 1979 (Three copies) through 1994, are available for $6.00 per year plus $2.00 postage. 

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Genealogical Researchers

At this time I do not have information on researchers in Casey County. If you do research and would like to be listed here, please send me your name and address and I will add you to this page. Suzanne Shephard

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