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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

Caswell County many, 79, reported missing – Burlington Times News

Caswell County many, 79, reported missing
Burlington Times News
A Silver Alert has been issued for a Caswell County man. Earl Mudge Herndon, 79, is believed to suffer from dementia or another cognitive impairment. He was last seen at 299 Kyle Mack Way, Ruffin. Herndon is described as white, 5 feet 11 inches tall
Silver Alert issued for Ruffin manGreensboro News & Record

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Propane truck wreck closes N.C. 86 – GoDanRiver.com


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Propane truck wreck closes N.C. 86
GoDanRiver.com
Crews prepare to right an overturned propane truck after it closed both lanes of N.C. 86 near North Elementary School in Caswell County, N.C., on Wednesday. Previous Next. Wreck 2. Trevor Metcalfe/Register & Bee …

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Caswell Deputy retires- Starts safety business – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Caswell Deputy retires- Starts safety business
Caswell Messenger
Former Caswell County Deputy Tim Hudson wants to teach you how to be safe. “I teach home defense but I don't teach it with guns or bows and arrows or anything,” said Hudson. “This four hour seminar teaches people to not be a victim.” Hudson retired




Pittsylvania Co. man dies in murder-suicide in Caswell County, N.C. – WDBJ7


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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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Roundup: Gibbons kicks PAT to beat Athens Drive in overtime – News & Observer


News & Observer
Roundup: Gibbons kicks PAT to beat Athens Drive in overtime
News & Observer
Bartlett Yancey 20, Enloe 14: First-year coach David Green's debut was spoiled by the 2A Buccaneers from Caswell County. Antavius Marrow ran for 137 yards and two TDs in the loss. Cannon School 21, North Raleigh Christian 14: The Knights, 1-10 last …

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Foundation accepts grant applications for Halifax County – YourGV.com

Foundation accepts grant applications for Halifax County
YourGV.com
… in September 1996 by a steering committee of civic leaders to meet a variety of social, educational, cultural and other charitable needs in the Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County area, as well as Halifax County and Northern North

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