Caswell County, North Carolina

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Caswell County, North Carolina
Smallcourthousers.jpg
Old Caswell County Courthouse in Yanceyville
Location within North Carolina
Location within North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1777
Named forRichard Caswell
SeatYanceyville
Largest townYanceyville
Area
 • Total428 sq mi (1,109 km2)
 • Land425 sq mi (1,101 km2)
 • Water3.3 sq mi (9 km2), 0.8%
Population
 • (2010)23,719
 • Density56/sq mi (22/km2)
Congressional district6th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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]