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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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Eight month investigation leads to big narcotics bust – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Eight month investigation leads to big narcotics bust
Caswell Messenger
(Caswell County, N.C.) On Tuesday April 5, 2016 Officers with the Caswell County Sheriff's Office served Felony narcotic warrants on 7 individual's after an eight month long undercover investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics. Arrested in




ABC Store robbed at gunpoint – Caswell Messenger

ABC Store robbed at gunpoint
Caswell Messenger
Caswell County Sheriff's Office believes the robber is Devon Henry Jones, 28, of Semora N.C. According to a Crime Stopper release, “Jones is wanted by the Caswell County Sheriff's Office for the April 25,2016 armed robbery of the Semora ABC store




Ready for your jams, jellies and baked goods…….Community Kitchen of Caswell opens – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Ready for your jams, jellies and baked goods…….Community Kitchen of Caswell opens
Caswell Messenger
On April 17th from 4 to 5 p.m. a “Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting” was held at 14771 NC Hwy. 119 N., Semora for The Community Kitchen of Caswell. Tammy Carter, the president of the Caswell County Local Foods Council, Inc., explains that the Community …




Chamber’s awards dinner set for May 9 – GoDanRiver.com

Chamber's awards dinner set for May 9
GoDanRiver.com
Schools from Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Caswell County, North Carolina, have selected individual school winners. In addition to saluting these outstanding educators, the chamber will award three overall winners, who will receive a $2,500 cash




Deputies: Man shot woman after she shot dog in Caswell County – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
Deputies: Man shot woman after she shot dog in Caswell County
WXII The Triad
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. —A man shot a woman over the weekend after she shot a dog, Caswell County deputies said. Both people face charges. Related. Russell Hiatt funeral arrangements… 2nd suspect surrenders in death at… If Trump wants to beat …
Deputies: NC man shot woman after she shot dogWNCN
Sheriff: Man Shoots Woman For Shooting Dog, Both ChargedWFMYNews2.com

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Kids set to showcase livestock at annual show – GoDanRiver.com


GoDanRiver.com
Kids set to showcase livestock at annual show
GoDanRiver.com
… at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex. The event is free and open to the public, showcasing the work of 4H and FFA children from Pittsylvania County and Caswell County in North Carolina in learning to care for and feed their show animals.


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