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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]

Caseyville, Kentucky
Caseyville, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Caseyville, Kentucky
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
CountryUnited States
367 ft (112 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)270
GNIS feature ID489053[1]

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]


  1. ^ "Caseyville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ State Primary Road System: Union County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2013. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  3. ^ Jacobsen, James E. (June 14, 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Battery Rock" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 19, 2014.