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The county was formed in 1777 from Orange County. It was named for Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780.

In 1791 the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County. Source Wikipedia

Caswell County NCGenweb site

Caswell County Historical Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 278
Yanceyville, NC 27379

VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2272
Danville, VA 24541
(covers Caswell, Person, Rockingham Counties in NC and a few counties in Virginia)

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Caswell County Courthouse
PO Box 98
County Courthouse
Yanceyville, NC 27379

Census

1790 Federal Census transcription – Hillsborough district

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1850 Federal Census Transcription with index Directory opens to listing of index files by last name and text files by page number.

Cemeteries

USGS listing of Caswell County cemeteries

Cemetery Transcriptions Big folder listing of many Caswell County Cemetery Transcriptions – all text files with name of cemetery.

Query Forums

Caswell County, NC Query Forum

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Cities and towns of Caswell County:

Blanch
Blanche
Estelle
Frogsboro
Leasburg
Milton
Osmond
Pelham
Prospect Hill
Providence
Yanceyville (County Seat)

News related to Caswell County, NC

“caswell county” nc – Google News

KKK plans rallies Saturday in NC; 2 advocacy groups plan counter protest – myfox8.com


myfox8.com
KKK plans rallies Saturday in NC; 2 advocacy groups plan counter protest
myfox8.com
TROY, N.C. — The North Carolina chapter of the Ku Klux Klan said today it plans to hold a public rally against illegal immigration Saturday at the county courthouse in Troy, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. There have been rumors for weeks that
NC KKK plans rallies Saturday; counter protests plannedGreensboro News & Record
KKK plans rallies Saturday; 2 advocacy groups plan counter protestWinston-Salem Journal
Protesters demonstrate against hatred, KKKLexington Dispatch

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5 face cocaine charges in Caswell County – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
5 face cocaine charges in Caswell County
WXII The Triad
… a dwelling for keeping controlled substances. Keith Anthony Hughes was also charged with felony sale of controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a school. Caswell County deputies said the investigation was undercover, and more arrests are expected.
North Carolina men indicted on drug chargesRichmond Times-Dispatch
Undercover drug probe in Caswell nets five arrestsBurlington Times News
Cocaine charges brought against five North Carolina menMartinsville Daily

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Meet Caswell County artist Russell Watlington – WXII The Triad

Meet Caswell County artist Russell Watlington
WXII The Triad
HIS FURNITURE IS ALSO ON DISPLAY AT THE NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF HISTORY. IF YOU ASK ABOUT ART HERE IN CASWELL COUNTY THERE IS ONE NAME THAT ALWAYS COMES UP, RUSSELL GREW UP IN YANCEYVILLE. HIS ART …




Life Stories: Dalton Proctor led by example through decades in 4-H – News & Observer


News & Observer
Life Stories: Dalton Proctor led by example through decades in 4-H
News & Observer
CAREER: His 36-year career in 4-H youth development began in 1958 in Caswell County, where he was an assistant county extension agent in charge of 4-H and livestock programs. … “There is a 4-H agent in all 100 counties of North Carolina. Dalton was




School cited as memorial to struggles and victories – Wilkes Journal Patriot

School cited as memorial to struggles and victories
Wilkes Journal Patriot
Mrs. Blackwell, 90, a native of Caswell County, later taught in Caswell County until she retired in 1983. She lives in Pinnacle but always attends the semi-annual Lincoln Heights School homecoming/reunions, including the one held Saturday. Two of Mrs.




NCGA Candidates Forum Held at NC Central University – Chapelboro.com


Chapelboro.com
NCGA Candidates Forum Held at NC Central University
Chapelboro.com
Joubert is a substitute teacher and bus driver for Caswell County schools, and the chair of the Caswell County Republican Party. In his remarks, Joubert called the public school system “a monopoly” that could use some competition. He also made a case


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