In ancient times, Gordio Teichos city existed instead of Karacasu. Yenişehir, the old name of Karacasu, was built on this city. The Karasu Clan of the Aymür tribe, one of the sons of Oghuz Khan, settled in the city. The city, which was under the rule of the Kayra people, passed into the hands of the Romans in 189 BC. The region, which came under the domination of the Seljuks, has recently been attached to the Menteşe Principality. Respectively entered the Aydınoğulları Principality and under the rule of the Ottomans. Due to its high altitude, it shows highland characteristics unlike the Mediterranean climate.
The marbles formed by the transformation of the limestone structure on the slopes of Baba Mountain; He was instrumental in the establishment of the ancient city of Aphrodisias and the development of sculpture here. Its main livelihood is apples and olives, along with figs, grapes, pomegranates, citrus fruits, chestnuts, almonds, peaches, vegetables, grains, and some cotton and tobacco. Earthenware jugs, pottery and tourist items; Plateau tourism and Aphrodisias attract the attention of local and foreign tourists.