City of Caneyville


PO Box 69
304 E. Maple Street
Caneyville, KY 42721

Phone: 270-879-9701

Fax: 270-879-3333


Web site:

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm CT.

City Commission Meeting: 2nd Monday, 6:00pm CT

History: Caneyville is a sixth class city, located 13 miles southwest of Leitchfield. Begun as a pioneer trading post just below the forks of Caney Creek, the town was chartered by the Kentucky Legislature on April 9, 1880. In the early years, it served as a trade center for the region; shipping a variety of produce and products down Caney Creek to the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. The population in 2020 was 529.

Caneyville City Hall