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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

Journalist takes a look inside North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group – South Carolina SC (press release) (blog)

Journalist takes a look inside North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group
South Carolina SC (press release) (blog)
[embedded content] CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A journalist took a look inside a North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group, following them on a protest in South Carolina. Charlie LeDuff recently met with members of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux …

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Letter: Veterans assignment into a disappointment – Burlington Times News

Letter: Veterans assignment into a disappointment
Burlington Times News
July 13 was scheduled to be “Caswell County Night” at Burlington Athletic Stadium when the Burlington Royals were to play the Danville Braves. Great idea, extra nice of the Royals to invite Caswell County. The residents of Caswell County spend a lot of …




Urban and rural NC officials fight over tax distribution – WRAL.com

Urban and rural NC officials fight over tax distribution
WRAL.com
Down the road, Caswell County's closest thing to a big-box store is the Walmart Express, a miniature-sized version of the superstore. And with Yanceyville's theater closed around a half-century ago, movie-goers drive thirty minutes across county lines

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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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Mack Williams column: A $200 car – Salisbury Post

Mack Williams column: A $200 car
Salisbury Post
She took me to the Virginia-Carolina Car Auction on the North Carolina-Virginia border. It is aptly named, for from its “barely” Virginia location, a southward glance envisions the green sign noting the Caswell County-North Carolina border. Before the




18-year-old charged in connection with Caswell County shooting – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
18-year-old charged in connection with Caswell County shooting
WXII The Triad
Kivett's daughter, Linda Sue Pegram, 44, was charged withh attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting. More charges are expected to be filed against Blackstock and Pegram as the investigation continues, Caswell County deputies said.
Man charged as accessory in Caswell shootingBurlington Times News
Arrest Made in Shooting Involving Father-DaughterWFMY News 2

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