Caswell County

Caswell County, North Carolina

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

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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His two assailants were charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury and are being held at the Caswell County detention center, Rose said.
Will, a native of neighboring Caswell County, North Carolina, went to college with the hopes of working in forestry.
As he put in his detailed, rambling, entertaining life story on his website: "My granddaddy's granddaddy's granddaddy was born in Caswell County in 1795.
He learned that his ancestors had been enslaved for three generations on tobacco farms in Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina.
In those cases, Danville's dispatchers have to pick up a phone and place a long distance call to their counterparts in Caswell County, North Carolina.
Since September, Danville, Pittsylvania County, Caswell County, the Virginia State Police, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol are all linked, and none of them had to buy new radios.
Piedmont also donated lighting and audio equipment through the school's film and video production technology program, based at the college's Caswell County campus.
According to the senator, Hugh McCain settled his wife and six children in Caswell County, North Carolina, in fine style, building an estate home, Lenox Castle.
Located in rural, sparsely-populated Caswell County, the center was asked to design a model, based upon its local work, for rural adult education throughout the state.
It was decided that one class would be held at each of three sites in Caswell County.
And a significant grant from the KenanApple Partnership Project was awarded when the Caswell County Oak Lane School received national recognition.
Notes: An optional pre-bid meeting will be held on March 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Caswell County Courthouse, 139 E.