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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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Caswell County authorities looking for robber – Burlington Times News


WSET
Caswell County authorities looking for robber
Burlington Times News
A robber invaded the home of a 70-year-old woman in Caswell County about 8 a.m. Wednesday. He forced open the door, in the 5000 block of old U.S. 29, Pelham, and took her purse and prescription medication. The suspect is described as black, in his late …
Caswell Co. Sheriff's Office investigating home invasionWSET
Home invasion under investigation in Pelham; purse, medicine takenGoDanRiver.com

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Caswell County hunter kills 17-point, 170-class buck – North Carolina Sportsman


North Carolina Sportsman
Caswell County hunter kills 17-point, 170-class buck
North Carolina Sportsman
With a borrowed rifle, and with his wife sitting in a nearby stand hoping to see a massive trophy buck they'd been tracking for more than 3 years in Caswell County, Mike Gibbs shot that very buck, a 17-point brute that has been green-scored at 170-inches.




Local Dentist to See Children For Free on February 4 – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Local Dentist to See Children For Free on February 4
Caswell Messenger
“Because of the benefits of this program, it was decided that we would bring Give Kids A Smile to Caswell County (Yanceyville) for the first time on Saturday, February 4 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. The plan for this event will be to provide disease

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County to watch nonprofit funding – Burlington Times News

County to watch nonprofit funding
Burlington Times News
Along with $12,732 from Caswell County, it will mean an additional $50,232 for the effort to keep the mentally ill and addicts out of the Alamance County Detention Center. The initiative aims to train emergency personnel how best to handle people with

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Saying Goodbye to Miss Deborah – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Saying Goodbye to Miss Deborah
Caswell Messenger
“I am proudest, however, of the Backpack program and the fact that Caswell County goes down in history with Second Harvest as being the first of all of the eighteen counties that they serve to include all of the schools to receive the backpack program




CLUB SCENE – Entertainment – The Dispatch – Lexington, NC – Lexington Dispatch

CLUB SCENE – Entertainment – The Dispatch – Lexington, NC
Lexington Dispatch
n Brewballs, 3730 S. Church St., Burlington. Old Man Noize Saturday. Eddie G Benefit Sunday. Trivia Monday. Karaoke Wednesdays. 336-538-0600.

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