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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

Portion of Highway to be dedicated to fallen Caswell County resident – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Portion of Highway to be dedicated to fallen Caswell County resident
Caswell Messenger
Highway 86 is Caswell County's busiest artery highway, it connects the state of North Carolina with southern Virginia and remains a primary route for trucking and travel between the two states.” Food and other vendors will be onsite along with music




Farm to Fork Fundraiser set – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Farm to Fork Fundraiser set
Caswell Messenger
The Farm to Fork Dinner will be held on September 25th from 4-7 p.m. at the Caswell County Farmer's Market at 4807 NC-57, Semora, NC 27343. Tammy explains that the food will be great and the activities will include “live music and dancing, corn hole, …




Sheriff Welch talks Homeland Security- “There is no credible threat of terrorism.” – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
Sheriff Welch talks Homeland Security- “There is no credible threat of terrorism.”
Caswell Messenger
Caswell County Sheriff Michael Welch wants residents to know that he has heard of no new threats of terrorism in the area- but that doesn't mean that his department is letting their guard down. Welch said he was concerned when District Attorney Wallace …




3 charged in shooting death of 19-year-old in Caswell County – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
3 charged in shooting death of 19-year-old in Caswell County
WXII The Triad
Kymon Obrien Haley, 17, was arrested on Thursday, Caswell County deputies said. Wenstley, 19, was found dead around 1:15 a.m. Saturday at his home on Sunset Drive near Highway 119 and the North Carolina-Virginia border. Hicks and McCain were …
2 charged in killing of Caswell County manGreensboro News & Record
Two charged with murder in Caswell CountyGoDanRiver.com

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Caswell Parish to hold fashion show – Caswell Messenger

Caswell Parish to hold fashion show
Caswell Messenger
Ann Gillispie, a volunteer and board member at Caswell Parish & Two Hearts Thrift Store, would like to invite the residents of Caswell County to come to a fashion show fundraiser to support the Parish and the Thrift Store. … about the fashion show




Shelby Police still search for Huskey – Shelby Star


Shelby Star
Shelby Police still search for Huskey
Shelby Star
He is on 18 months of probation for the selling of a schedule six drug and for possession and/or use of drug paraphernalia in Caswell County. Huskey is also listed as an absconder with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. The investigation


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