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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

Father-son duo team up on 700-pound Transylvania County wild hog – North Carolina Sportsman


North Carolina Sportsman
Father-son duo team up on 700-pound Transylvania County wild hog
North Carolina Sportsman
The Florences, who live in southern Caswell County, travelled to North Carolina's mountains last week because one of Bruce Florence's friends told him they had on some property plenty of wild hogs and some big ones. So hunting in a general area between …




Hunters Kill 700 Pound Pig In Transylvania Co. – WLOS

Hunters Kill 700 Pound Pig In Transylvania Co.
WLOS
The state Wildlife Resources Commission Spokesman says the agency does not maintain records when it comes to feral hogs. Recently in eastern North Carolina, a similar pig was hunted down weighing in at more than 500 pounds.Hunters Kill 700 Pound …

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Wendell Scott Foundation carries on namesake’s humanitarian legacy – Lynchburg News and Advance


Lynchburg News and Advance
Wendell Scott Foundation carries on namesake's humanitarian legacy
Lynchburg News and Advance
“We want to get Pittsylvania County Schools involved and even reach down into Caswell County (N.C.). But we want to extend my grandfather's legacy too. The hope is that our legacy can be like what Jackie Robinson's is in Brooklyn and Arthur Ashe's is

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Massive 707-pound wild boar killed by North Carolina hunters – Alabama’s News Leader


Alabama’s News Leader
Massive 707-pound wild boar killed by North Carolina hunters
Alabama’s News Leader
TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. — To some, a massive kill in Transylvania County is the stuff of legend. Bruce Florence and his son Jonathan live for the thrill of the catch and the hunt. Often, the Caswell County family is content with reeling in a big fish.




North Carolina Hunters Bag Massive 707-pound Wild Boar – OutdoorHub


OutdoorHub
North Carolina Hunters Bag Massive 707-pound Wild Boar
OutdoorHub
Between the two of them, the Caswell County natives have hunted or fished just about anything in North Carolina, but when a recent hunting trip brought them within sight of a massive wild boar in Pisgah National Forest, they were speechless. “He looked …

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Father, Son Bring Down Huge Boar – Brevard NC – The Transylvania Times


The Transylvania Times
Father, Son Bring Down Huge Boar – Brevard NC
The Transylvania Times
But a pair of Caswell County hunters bagged a 700-plus pound wild boar in the county earlier this month. Bruce Florence and his son, Jonathan, were hunting in a "straight up and down" portion of Transylva… For access to this article please sign in or …


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