Caseyville, Kentucky

Caseyville, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Caseyville, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°32′16″N 88°03′51″W / 37.53778°N 88.06417°W / 37.53778; -88.06417Coordinates: 37°32′16″N 88°03′51″W / 37.53778°N 88.06417°W / 37.53778; -88.06417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Union
Elevation 367 ft (112 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 270
GNIS feature ID 489053[1]

Caseyville is an unincorporated community in Union County, Kentucky, United States. Caseyville is located on the Ohio River and Kentucky Route 1508, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west of Sturgis.[2]

During the Civil War, many of Caseyville's residents were Confederate sympathizers, and Confederate troops used the community as a base during skirmishes in October 1862. After the Confederates seized a Union steamboat, Union troops at Battery Rock entered into a standoff with the troops at Caseyville. The Confederates eventually left the town, and the Union Army entered the city; after temporarily arresting every male resident of the town and charging a fee for damages to the steamer, the army mandated that the town bar Confederate troops from entering.[3]


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