Hurst & Hurst Serving Casey County, KY
Casey County, KY
The county seat of Casey County is Liberty. The County is located in the 29th Judicial District and shares judges with Adair County, KY.
Casey County was named for Colonel William Casey, an early Kentucky pioneer and great-grandfather of author Samuel L. Clemens, better known today as “Mark Twain.”
Liberty was originally founded in 1806 by veterans of the Revolutionary war. The town was given its name out of a patriotic sentiment. Liberty was officially incorporated by the state of Kentucky in 1860.
Liberty, KY hosts the annual ‘Casey County Apple Festival.’ Which was first held in 1974. The Casey County Apple Festival celebrated its’ 36th anniversary in 2010, when it was named the “Best Festival in Kentucky.” The first Apple Festival held on a gravel parking lot at a newly-built shopping center in 1974. And it has become one of Kentucky’s best street festivals. Now the Apple Festival takes place now in downtown Liberty, KY.
Of noteworthy, the festival boasts a 10ft apple pie, chocolate cookie and pizza. All of which are offered free to the public. The 10- foot giant apple pie is the anchor of the festival. And is enough apple pie to feed thousands and is served with a helping of ice cream.