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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

Bradsher Resigns! – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Bradsher Resigns!
Caswell Messenger
Iredell County Superior Court Judge Joseph Crosswhite's office verified that the investigation of possible misuse of state funds by the Caswell County and Rockingham County District Attorney's offices had been turned over to the North Carolina Attorney …




Patient Reports Rape at Brian Center – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Patient Reports Rape at Brian Center
Caswell Messenger
“The True Bills of Indictments came down from the Grand Jury after the April 23 Investigation by the Caswell County Sheriff's Office into the report of misconduct by a staff member at the Brian Center Nursing Home in Yanceyville,” said a press release




Caswell EMS Earns Award – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Caswell EMS Earns Award
Caswell Messenger
This is National EMS Week, and Tom Mitchell, the Chief of the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services wants to relay his appreciation to all EMS workers. Tom writes, “The 43rd Anniversary of National EMS Week (May 21-27) is upon us, and I …

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Livestock Show exhibitors awarded scholarships – Chatham Star-Tribune


Chatham Star-Tribune
Livestock Show exhibitors awarded scholarships
Chatham Star-Tribune
The Pittsylvania Caswell Jr. Livestock Show is open to youth ages 6-8 and 4-H and FFA members aged 9-19 in Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, N.C.. Anyone interested in participating in the 2018 event may contact Jamie Stowe at the Virginia …




Flood Advisory – WFMY News 2

Flood Advisory
WFMY News 2
KRNK.FA.Y.0039.170524T2249Z-170525T0145Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Rockingham NC-Caswell NC-City of Danville VA-Charlotte VA- Campbell VA-Pittsylvania VA-Halifax VA-Henry VA- 649 PM EDT WED MAY 24 2017 The National Weather

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Blackwell, Robert “Bob” Ross – GoDanRiver.com

Blackwell, Robert "Bob" Ross
GoDanRiver.com
Judge Blackwell served as board Attorney for Caswell County Board of Education, as well as board attorney for the Caswell County ABC Board and Town Attorney for Milton. Assistant Solicitor of the Reidsville Recorders Court, Board Attorney for


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