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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

Tobacco barn project continues – GoDanRiver.com


GoDanRiver.com
Tobacco barn project continues
GoDanRiver.com
… in the Dan River Region. The mini-grants project was formed in 2013 to provide small amounts of money to help stabilize and repair tobacco barns in the three-county region: Pittsylvania and Halifax counties in Virginia and Caswell County, North




Cycle NC stops in Yanceyville – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Cycle NC stops in Yanceyville
Caswell Messenger
“So this ride is easy,” Parker said. “Thank you so much, this is a wonderful community.” In contrast, David Church of Johnson City, Tenn. opted to ride just the first three days with Cycle NC. “It's a good chance to get out and bike ride, and meet




Tobacco barns grant project extended – YourGV.com

Tobacco barns grant project extended
YourGV.com
Funded by a grant from JTI Leaf Services, the mini-grants project was formed in 2013 to provide small grants to help stabilize and repair tobacco barns in a three-county region including Halifax County, Caswell County, North Carolina, and Pittsylvania

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Wildlife Commission asks county for gun range partnership – Caswell Messenger

Wildlife Commission asks county for gun range partnership
Caswell Messenger
The North Carolina Wildlife Commission is seeking a partnership in its new shooting range with Caswell County. Erik Christofferson, chief of engineering and land management with the state group told county commissioners Monday night that he is looking




Documentary looks at N.C. roads and transportation and how we got here – Charlotte Observer

Documentary looks at N.C. roads and transportation and how we got here
Charlotte Observer
Graves was from Caswell County, north of Greensboro, and a railroad that might serve his area had been rejected. Opening up the western Piedmont to markets in the east wasn't in his best political interests, but he thought it would bring vast

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Cyclists to roll into Caswell Tuesday morning – Caswell Messenger

Cyclists to roll into Caswell Tuesday morning
Caswell Messenger
More than 1,100 bicyclists will make their way through Caswell County Tuesday as part of Cycle North Carolina's “Mountains to Coast” ride. The athletes will make a stop on the square in downtown Yanceyville Tuesday, Sept. 29, during their 450-mile trek …


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