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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

Two face felony embezzlement charges in Caswell County for pawning school … – myfox8.com


myfox8.com
Two face felony embezzlement charges in Caswell County for pawning school
myfox8.com
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — Two women, including the principal at Bartlett Yancey High School, were arrested after the Caswell County School superintendent filed a report regarding stolen school property. Emily Elizabeth Hill, 25, and Precilla Jean Stone, …
Teacher, Principal Charged With Stealing, Pawning School PropertyWFMY News 2
Principal, teacher from Danville accused of pawning NC school electronicsWDBJ7
N.C. teacher, principal charged with stealing, pawning school property13WMAZ
WSET -Greenfield Daily Reporter
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Caswell County teen nationally recognized for service – myfox8.com

Caswell County teen nationally recognized for service
myfox8.com
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — One Caswell County middle school student loves giving back and doing so has gotten her some national attention. Whether it's in the classroom or in the community, Diana Berdine is there to lend a hand. “I usually go out to …




CASWELL COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION -FEB. 23, 2015 at 6:30 pm … – Caswell Messenger

CASWELL COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION -FEB. 23, 2015 at 6:30 pm
Caswell Messenger
VII. CLOSED SESSION (I move that the Caswell County Board of Public Education go into closed session for the purpose of considering a personnel action that involves an officer or employee of this Board (NC General Statute 143-318.11(a)(6); and for the …




BYHS hires football coach – Caswell Messenger

BYHS hires football coach
Caswell Messenger
“I wouldn't have taken the job if I didn't think I was ready,” said Weathersby, an N.C. Central University grad. “I'm very excited. It's in my blood. Football has done so much for me that I want to give back.” Bartlett Yancey's administrators felt he

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Casting Carolinas wades into new waters – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Casting Carolinas wades into new waters
Asheville Citizen-Times
Doris Caldwell, a breast cancer survivor from Caswell County who attended the Lake Logan retreat in October, tried her hand at fly-fishing — and leaving home after treatment — for the first time. "It was so neat that they gave us the opportunity to

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Project mending, preserving tobacco barns in Va., NC – WTOP

Project mending, preserving tobacco barns in Va., NC
WTOP
A project of Preservation Virginia, the barns are being repaired and preserved in Virginia's Pittsylvania and Halifax counties and North Carolina's Caswell County. Danville's JTI Leaf Services provided a $100,000 grant for the group to repair 15 old

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