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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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Gun Ordinance Under Consideration in Caswell County, NC – AmmoLand Shooting Sports News


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Gun Ordinance Under Consideration in Caswell County, NC
AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
North Carolina –(Ammoland.com)- Recently, a vigilant Grass Roots North Carolina (GRNC) Member pointed out that Caswell County had “firearms prohibited” signs on county buildings, even though Caswell County has no ordinance allowing for such …




A generation of North Carolina historians are passing from the scene – News & Observer (blog)


News & Observer (blog)
A generation of North Carolina historians are passing from the scene
News & Observer (blog)
Consider one work alone, “The Dictionary of North Carolina Biography,” which he conceived and edited, a six-volume effort published by the University of North Carolina Press containing 3,500 brief biographies of Tar Heel figures written by more than 1

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Exotic animals bill has sanctuary operators roaring – WRAL.com


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Exotic animals bill has sanctuary operators roaring
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House Bill 554 would prevent private ownership of dangerous, exotic animals. It is backed by the Humane Society, the state's Veterinary Medical Board and the North Carolina Zoo. But the operators of the Conservators Center in Caswell County say they

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Persecution, US style – GoDanRiver.com


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Persecution, US style
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FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado's Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words




Roanoke River teeming with stripers – News & Observer

Roanoke River teeming with stripers
News & Observer
“I think that current put shoulders on him,” said Wall, a Caswell County dentist fishing for striped bass on the Roanoke River for the first time. Guide Joey … “They are streaming toward Weldon,” said Chad Thomas of the N.C. Wildlife Resources




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


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Two face felony embezzlement charges in Caswell County for pawning school
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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, …
Bartlett Yancey High School principal, former teacher accused of pawning WXII The Triad
N.C. teacher, principal charged with stealing, pawning school property13WMAZ
Teacher, Principal Charged With Stealing, Pawning School PropertyWFMY News 2
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