Caswell County, North Carolina

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Caswell County
Old Caswell County Courthouse in Yanceyville
Old Caswell County Courthouse in Yanceyville
Map of North Carolina highlighting Caswell County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°24′00″N 79°19′48″W / 36.399997°N 79.33°W / 36.399997; -79.33
Country United States
State North Carolina
Founded1777
Named forRichard Caswell
SeatYanceyville
Largest townYanceyville
Area
 • Total428 sq mi (1,110 km2)
 • Land425 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Water3.3 sq mi (9 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total23,719
 • Density56/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.caswellcountync.gov

Caswell County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 23,501 people lived there. Its county seat is Yanceyville.

History[change | change source]

Caswell County was made in 1777 from the northern part of Orange County. In 1792 the eastern half of Caswell County was made into Person County.

Government[change | change source]

Caswell County is part of the local Piedmont Triad Council of Governments.

Connected counties[change | change source]

These counties are connected to Caswell County:

Cities and towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Caswell County:

Other websites[change | change source]