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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

N’hamp Manager receives pay hike – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

N'hamp Manager receives pay hike
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
As far as to Carter's assertion of the salaries of other county managers in the state, an online records check performed by the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald through the North Carolina School of Government (SOG) revealed that prior to her raise to … The




Bridge replacement will close road in Caswell County – Burlington Times News

Bridge replacement will close road in Caswell County
Burlington Times News
It's structurally deficient and functionally obsolete, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation, and needs to be replaced to meet current and future traffic demands. The new bridge will accommodate two-way traffic, including trucks and




Caswell man reported missing – Burlington Times News


Burlington Times News
Caswell man reported missing
Burlington Times News
A Caswell County man has been reported missing. According to the Caswell County Sheriff's Office, Reginald Vannorise Hairston Jr., 27, of 6878 N.C. 150, was last seen near N.C. 150 and Stoney Creek School Road. He was headed south on foot, and may …




Pittsylvania Co. man dies in murder-suicide in Caswell County, N.C. – WDBJ7


myfox8.com
Pittsylvania Co. man dies in murder-suicide in Caswell County, N.C.
WDBJ7
On April 27, 2015 The Caswell County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a well-being check at the address of 614 Blackwell Road Yanceyville N.C. Upon deputies arrival on the scene they located two victims inside the residence, one suffering from …
Officials investigate deaths of man, woman in Caswell Countymyfox8.com
Blairs Man and Yanceyville Woman Dead In Apparent Murder- SuicideWSET
Blairs man, Yanceyville woman dead in murder-suicideGoDanRiver.com

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Local man receives Century Farm award – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Local man receives Century Farm award
Caswell Messenger
The award certificate, signed by NC Governor Pat McCory, Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler and Manager of the NC State Fair Wesley Wyatt, is presented to working farms that have continuous ownership by one family for 100 years or more. “It was




NC wants Dan River water – GoDanRiver.com

NC wants Dan River water
GoDanRiver.com
It's a complex project, involving five localities — Yanceyville, Caswell County, Roxboro, Person County and Milton — and began when Roxboro and Person County were approached by Dominion Energy about building a power plant near Hyco Lake.

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