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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

Additional school employees to receive bonuses shortly – Caswell Messenger

Additional school employees to receive bonuses shortly
Caswell Messenger
Thanks to a unanimous vote Nov. 10 by the Caswell County Board of Education, classified and non-instructional staff employees have been added to the list of those receiving a bonus. The employees can expect to have their bonuses before the holidays.




Robber Rams Store With Truck, Steals Cigarettes In Caswell Co. – WFMY News 2

Robber Rams Store With Truck, Steals Cigarettes In Caswell Co.
WFMY News 2
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — The Caswell County Sheriff's Office says a robbery suspect used his truck to ram the front door of a business. Investigators say he broke into two businesses including Heathers Market on Main Street in Yanceyville and also the …




Pilot program allows hunters to sign up for duck blinds before hunts – Elkin Jonesville Tribune

Pilot program allows hunters to sign up for duck blinds before hunts
Elkin Jonesville Tribune
Inmates at the Dan River Prison Work Farm in Caswell County built the blinds, as part of the Commission's Wildlife Inmate Service (WISe) program. WISe is a partnership between the agency and the N.C. Department of Correction to teach inmates …




Preservation North Carolina receives national award – Lumina News


Lumina News
Preservation North Carolina receives national award
Lumina News
The National Trust for Historic Preservation presented its Trustees' Award for Organizational Excellence to Preservation North Carolina, based in Raleigh, N.C. The award was presented during the Richard H. Driehaus National Preservation Awards ceremony …

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911 out to all Caswell Co. residents – myfox8.com

911 out to all Caswell Co. residents
myfox8.com
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — 911 is out for all residents in Caswell County, according to an EMS Coordinator. Officials say no one in Caswell County will be able to get through to 911 because the fiber optic line going into the center was cut. An alternate …




Shooting ranges on rise in North Carolina – News & Observer


News & Observer
Shooting ranges on rise in North Carolina
News & Observer
Smoke billows from the .50-caliber muzzleloader fired by Joel Statler of Caswell County at the R. Wayne Bailey/Caswell Game Land Shooting Range near Yanceyville last month. Behind Statler is John Trumpower of Alamance County. PHOTO BY JACK …


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