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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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Deputies probe home invasions in Caswell County – GoDanRiver.com


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Deputies probe home invasions in Caswell County
GoDanRiver.com
Two home invasions occurred almost two hours apart in Caswell County, North Carolina, on Sunday morning. The incidents involved the victims being injured in their own homes. The first home invasion happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of Arch …
Two charged in Caswell County home invasionBurlington Times News

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Dog from local animal shelter featured in ‘Puppy Bowl’ – myfox8.com


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Dog from local animal shelter featured in 'Puppy Bowl'
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CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. – One of the stars of this year's “Puppy Bowl” came from the animal shelter is Caswell County. "Everyone stopped to take pictures of this guy," said Bob Myers of New Jersey, who adopted Homer, a shepherd mix, from Bonnie's …




Suspect sought in Caswell armed robbery – GoDanRiver.com


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Suspect sought in Caswell armed robbery
GoDanRiver.com
An armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General on N.C. 86 in South Prospect Hill, North Carolina, on Wednesday evening. A Caswell County Sheriff's Office news release states deputies went to the store around 10 p.m. Wednesday for a report of robbery.

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New and Improved- Caswell Fund to Help Community – Caswell Messenger

New and Improved- Caswell Fund to Help Community
Caswell Messenger
The Caswell Fund currently helps fund the Partnership For Children, 4H, The Historical Association, Caswell Family Medical Center, The Senior Center, Caswell Parrish, Boy Scouts, and Family Services of Caswell County. … Contest entry period: The




Robber takes money from Caswell County Dollar General – Greensboro News & Record


Greensboro News & Record
Robber takes money from Caswell County Dollar General
Greensboro News & Record
PROSPECT HILL — An armed robbery occurred at the Dollar General on N.C. 86 in Prospect Hill on Wednesday evening. A Caswell County Sheriff's Office news release states deputies went to the store around 10 p.m. Wednesday for a report of robbery.




Notable Gifts: Richmond International Raceway awards eight grants to local organizations – Richmond.com


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Notable Gifts: Richmond International Raceway awards eight grants to local organizations
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Preservation Virginia's Tobacco Barn Preservation Project provides small grants to help stabilize and repair tobacco barns in Halifax and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia and in Caswell County in North Carolina. prev. next. Richmond International


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