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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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Caswell County man missing – Burlington Times News


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Caswell County man missing
Burlington Times News
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Police looking for missing endangered Caswell County manWSET

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Caswell County police arrest man in connection to domestic dispute – WSET


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Caswell County police arrest man in connection to domestic dispute
WSET
CASWELL Co., Nc. (WSET) – Deputies with the Caswell County Sheriff's Office arrested a man in connection with a domestic dispute earlier in September. Officers arrested Samuel Ziccardi, 49, of Pelham North Carolina, on Tuesday. Police say they …
Woman shot in foot, man charged in Caswell CountyGoDanRiver.com
Caswell County man charged in shooting, domestic disputeBurlington Times News

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5 K to benefit Breast Cancer Patients – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
5 K to benefit Breast Cancer Patients
Caswell Messenger
The Breast Cancer 5K will be held on October 8th, on Fire Tower Road in Yanceyville, NC. Barry Lynch, the Emergency Management Coordinator for Caswell County Emergency Management, is the Race Director. This is Barry's 4th year directing the Breast …




Huge Caswell County velveteen buck goes down to bowhunter – North Carolina Sportsman

Huge Caswell County velveteen buck goes down to bowhunter
North Carolina Sportsman
Before his Virginia season commences on October 3rd, he torments the North Carolina herd on every chance he gets as the archery season begins. And opening morning on his lease in Caswell County, the stars were aligned just right to bring a huge …




Fall Things to do in Caswell – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Fall Things to do in Caswell
Caswell Messenger
Check out Farmer Lake, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Gamelands and Shooting Range, Yanceyville Historic Walking Tour, the Arboretum or the multiple walking trails located around Caswell County. Farmer Lake is open Wednesday through Sunday …




Sgt. Coby Richmond Memorial Highway: A Tribute To A Fallen Hero – WFAA.com


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Sgt. Coby Richmond Memorial Highway: A Tribute To A Fallen Hero
WFAA.com
YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — A local soldier made the ultimate sacrifice and now a highway has been renamed in his honor. A portion of Highway 86 in Caswell County became the 'SGT Coby Richmond Memorial Highway' on Saturday. draft. Sgt. Coby Richmond's …


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