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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

Rescuer’s tight ties with N.C. shelter save puppy lives – NJ.com


NJ.com
Rescuer's tight ties with N.C. shelter save puppy lives
NJ.com
PARAMUS — Susan Pendergraph, kennel manager at the Animal Protection Society of Caswell County, North Carolina, remembers what it was like before Bonnie Dickinson came calling. "Before she came into our lives, every litter of puppies that came in, we …




Listeners hear about slave voices in North Carolina – Henderson Daily Dispatch


Henderson Daily Dispatch
Listeners hear about slave voices in North Carolina
Henderson Daily Dispatch
Moses Roper of Caswell County was sold to a slaveowner in the deep South because of his light skin and resemblance to his owner and because of his rebellious nature. Roper wrote about being tortured by several of his 18 masters because of his many …

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Resident drives for solution to high RV tax rate – GoDanRiver.com


GoDanRiver.com
Resident drives for solution to high RV tax rate
GoDanRiver.com
Caswell County, North Carolina, taxes its motor homes the same rate as real estate — 67.9 cents per $100 of assessed value, said Thomas Bernard, the county's tax director and assessor. An RV owner in Caswell County would pay $679 in personal property …




Property owner fighting to get to own land – Belleville News-Democrat

Property owner fighting to get to own land
Belleville News-Democrat
15, 2016 photo, John W. Jeffries stands on a piece of land in Greensboro, N.C. where he once hunted and fished as a boy. Jeffries and his sister, Barbara, own 9.3 acres, the last piece of 86 acres owned by these direct descendants of Daniel Jeffries

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Bunny-bumping beagles – Rabbit hunters can find plenty of bunnies across North Carolina – North Carolina Sportsman


North Carolina Sportsman
Bunny-bumping beagles – Rabbit hunters can find plenty of bunnies across North Carolina
North Carolina Sportsman
One morning last February, Graham's Mike Harden, Guilford County's A.C. Weeks and Burlington's Rusty Huffines met one frost-covered morning for a short trip to an abandoned Caswell County farm. Harden, a long-time teacher, baseball coach and Farm …

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Man arrested in friend’s murder in Caswell County – Burlington Times News


Burlington Times News
Man arrested in friend's murder in Caswell County
Burlington Times News
Rashawn Lamar Alston, 23, of 2696 Hodges Dairy Road, Yanceyville, was arrested by the Caswell County Sheriff's Office Saturday morning and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Tamamario Reshawn Taylor, 24, of Cherry Grove Road, Elon
Man charged with murder after weekend shooting in Caswell CountyWXII The Triad
Caswell Co. Sheriff: Arrest Made After Man Shot, KilledWFMY News 2
Deputies arrest man in connection to fatal shooting in Elonmyfox8.com
Greensboro News & Record -GoDanRiver.com
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