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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

Ford building still a concern – Caswell Messenger

Ford building still a concern
Caswell Messenger
Paula Seamster, clerk to the county commissioners, advised everyone the former town and county managers had met with Preservation North Carolina, and were told the group had no money to offer for work on the building. “The owner came and did window …




Claggett unhappy with delayed response to public records requests – Caswell Messenger

Claggett unhappy with delayed response to public records requests
Caswell Messenger
… with delayed response to public records requests Gerri Hunt Editor caswellmessenger.com. John Claggett of Providence voiced a complaint Monday night to Caswell County commissioners about the county staff's unwillingness to provide public information.




Duke: We apologize – Caswell Messenger

Duke: We apologize
Caswell Messenger
Tanya Evans of Duke Energy stepped in front of the Caswell County commissioners Monday night, and told them, “First, I want to offer an apology. "We are responsible for what happened, and we are accountable. At no time during the event was the drinking …

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Grandson’s book honors Bryant – Caswell Messenger

Grandson's book honors Bryant
Caswell Messenger
An area man has recently published his first superhero novel, dedicating it to the sacrifices made by members of the U.S. military and to his grandfather, Korean War veteran and long-time Caswell County resident Joseph Marshall Bryant. Robert “Bobby




County unemployment drops slightly – Burlington Times News


Burlington Times News
County unemployment drops slightly
Burlington Times News
Guilford County's unemployment rate in February was 6.8 percent down from 7.2 percent in January. Caswell County's unemployment rate in January was 7.2 percent, which dipped to 6.9 percent in February, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce's …

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Museum holds Danville’s unique place in Civil War – GoDanRiver.com

Museum holds Danville's unique place in Civil War
GoDanRiver.com
… 5 and under, members of the museum, the United Daughters of the Confederacy and active military. Residents (not guests) of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Caswell County are admitted free of charge on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month


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