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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

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Deputies Issue BOLO For Missing Teen In Caswell County – WFMYNews2.com


WFMYNews2.com
Deputies Issue BOLO For Missing Teen In Caswell County
WFMYNews2.com
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. – Sheriff's Deputies are urging people to be on the lookout for Kora Lee Lipscomb, 17, after she went missing five days ago. Officials say she's about 5'8" tall, around 140 pounds, possibly wearing glasses, with braces on her teeth …
Authorities say missing Caswell teen may be in RaleighWRAL.com
Missing NC teen has friends, family in Raleigh areaWNCN

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A missing teen may be in Raleigh, sheriff says in a call for help – News & Observer


News & Observer
A missing teen may be in Raleigh, sheriff says in a call for help
News & Observer
When she left her grandmother's, Lipscomb might have gotten into a full-size gray truck with a light bar attached to the top of the cab, the statement said. Caswell County is a rural area north of Burlington on the Virginia-North Carolina state line
Search is on for Missing GirlCaswell Messenger

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A wine way of life – Burlington Times News

A wine way of life
Burlington Times News
After Debbie Stikeleather graduated from high school, she began working at Dan River Mills in Mebane. Driving in from Caswell County, she would pass a beautiful farm on N.C. 119. “I fell in love with that farm,” she said. She wanted it, and she decided

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Rockingham DA Craig Blitzer resigns amid SBI probe – Greensboro News & Record


Winston-Salem Journal
Rockingham DA Craig Blitzer resigns amid SBI probe
Greensboro News & Record
A spokeswoman for the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts, Sharon Gladwell, confirmed Blitzer's resignation late Friday evening. Blitzer has served as district attorney since being sworn in Jan. 1, 2015, after winning the … In a December letter
Governor appoints Tom Keith as interim Rockingham County district attorneyWinston-Salem Journal
Rockingham DA Craig Blitzer Resigns After SBI ProbeWFMYNews2.com

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Rockingham DA’s office raided, Superior Court canceled – Greensboro News & Record


Charlotte Observer
Rockingham DA's office raided, Superior Court canceled
Greensboro News & Record
Court documents indicate the search warrant was issued as part of an SBI investigation, begun July 17, 2016, into allegation of fraudulent activity in the offices of Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer and Person/Caswell County District
NC prosecutor's office raided by SBI; agents target DA's computerCharlotte Observer
Rockingham County DA's office raided, Superior Court canceledmyfox8.com

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Records show Rockingham, Person/Caswell DA’s wives rarely showed up at courthouses – Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem Journal
Records show Rockingham, Person/Caswell DA's wives rarely showed up at courthouses
Winston-Salem Journal
Beginning in January 2015, Pamela Bradsher, the wife of Wallace Bradsher, the Person/Caswell County district attorney, worked in neighboring Rockingham County under District Attorney Craig Blitzer. Her employment spanned 156 business days, but …


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