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Encyclopedia > Caswell County, North Carolina
Caswell County, North Carolina
Seal of Caswell County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Caswell County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1777
Seat Yanceyville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water
 
1,110 km² (428 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
10 km² (4 mi²), 0.88%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density
 
23,501
21/km² 
Website: www.caswellcountync.gov
Caswell County Courthouse - 2005
Caswell County Courthouse - 2005

Caswell County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 23,501. Its county seat is Yanceyville6. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_NC.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): North Carolina ... Year 1777 (MDCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Yanceyville is a town located in Caswell County, North Carolina. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 250 × 333 pixelsFull resolution (250 × 333 pixel, file size: 13 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I own the copyright to this photograph having taken in myself September 2005. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 250 × 333 pixelsFull resolution (250 × 333 pixel, file size: 13 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I own the copyright to this photograph having taken in myself September 2005. ... Meteorite falls are those meteorites that were witnessed by people or automated devices as they transitted the atmosphere or impacted the Earth, and were subsequently collected. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Yanceyville is a town located in Caswell County, North Carolina. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Caswell County was formed in 1777 from the northern portion of Orange County. The newly formed county was named for Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780. Leasburg was the first county seat. Year 1777 (MDCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Categories: Historical stubs | 1729 births | 1789 deaths | Continental Congressmen | Governors of North Carolina ... // List of Governors Roanake Colony, 1585 - 1586 Ralph Lane, 1585 - 1586 John White, 1587 Proprietary Colony, 1664-1731 Governors of Albemarle, 1664-1689 William Drummond 1664-1667 Samuel Stephens 1667-1669 Peter Carteret 1670-1672 John Jenkins 1672-1675 Thomas Eastchurch 1675-1676 John Jenkins 1676-1677 Thomas Miller 1677... Solomon Lea Historical Marker in Leasburg, North Carolina Leasburg is a former town and the former county seat of Caswell County, North Carolina. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ...


In 1792 roughly the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County. After the division, the Caswell County center of government was moved to a more central location: the community of the new county seat first was called Caswell Court House. Later, the name was changed to Yanceyville. 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Person County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Yanceyville, first incorporated in 1833, is a town in Caswell County, North Carolina, United States. ...


Law and government

Caswell County is a member of the regional Piedmont Triad Council of Governments. Categories: Government stubs | North Carolina Councils of Governments ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,110 km² (428 mi²). 1,100 km² (425 mi²) of it is land and 10 km² (4 mi²) of it (0.88%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Townships

The county is divided into nine townships: Anderson, Dan River, Hightowers, Leasburg, Locust Hill, Milton, Pelham, Stoney Creek, and Yanceyville. A township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15. ...


Adjacent Counties and Independent Cities

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Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 23,501 people, 8,670 households, and 6,398 families residing in the county. The population density was 21/km² (55/mi²). There were 9,601 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 61.07% White, 36.52% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.17% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 1.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 8,670 households out of which 31.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 14.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.20% were non-families. 23.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.01. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,018, and the median income for a family was $41,905. Males had a median income of $28,968 versus $22,339 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,470. About 10.90% of families and 14.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.30% of those under age 18 and 21.10% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Communities

Map of Caswell County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels
Map of Caswell County, North Carolina With Municipal and Township Labels

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Incorporated

Milton is a town located in Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Yanceyville is a town located in Caswell County, North Carolina. ...

Unincorporated


Notable Residents Casville is an unincorporated community in Caswell County, North Carolina at the crossroads of US 158 and Ashland Rd/Park Springs Rd. ... Solomon Lea Historical Marker in Leasburg, North Carolina Leasburg is a former town and the former county seat of Caswell County, North Carolina. ... Pelham is an unincorporated community in northwest Caswell County, North Carolina at the North Carolina/Viginia border. ... Prospect Hill is a small community in Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina, United States. ... // The Caswell County, North Carolina, community of Purley, along with the communities of Blanche and Providence, makes up Dan River Township. ... Red House Presbyterian Church dates back to 1755. ...


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External Links

Coordinates: 36°24′N 79°20′W / 36.40, -79.33 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Caswell County, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (431 words)
Caswell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina.
Caswell County is a member of the regional Piedmont Triad Council of Governments.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
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