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Caswell County, North Carolina

PO Box 790
Yanceyville, NC 27379
Phone: (336) 694-4171
Fax: (336) 694-7338
www.caswellcountync.gov

On the central northern border of NC, northwest of Durham; organized Apr 8, 1777 (prior to statehood) from Orange County. Name Origin: For Gen. Richard Caswell (1729-89), Revolutionary War officer; first and fifth governor of NC (1775-79; 1784-87)

Area (sq mi):: 428.43 (land 424.67; water 3.76) Population per square mile: 55.60
Population 2005: 23,608 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 13.60% Population 2000: 23,501 (White 60.60%; Black or African American 36.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 38.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,470; median household $35,018; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,635-$21,200
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.70% Median travel time to work: 30.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Born in 1815 in Caswell County, North Carolina, to a half-white mother and her master, the very light-skinned Moses Roper is threatened by his mother's mistress while he is yet a newborn baby.