Caswell County Notables: People, Places, and Events



Below is a list of Caswell County people who for various reasons are notable with respect to the history of Caswell County. Click on the entry for additional information on an individual. The genealogy of many in this list (plus thousands more families) can be found at the Caswell County Family Tree.


Below is a list of Caswell Communities. Some have additional information that can be viewed by clicking on the link.

  • Allison
  • Anderson
  • Antioch
  • Ashland
  • Baynes
  • Bethel
  • Blackwell
  • Blanch
  • Buzzard Roost
  • Camp Springs
  • Casville (Cross Roads)
  • Cherry Grove
  • Cobb
  • Cobb's Shop
  • Collins Hill
  • Corbett
  • Covington
  • Dotmond
  • Dabbs Store
  • Estelle
  • Fitch
  • Frogsboro
  • Gatewood
  • Hamer
  • Hell's Half Acre
  • Hightowers
  • Jericho
  • Jones
  • Quick
  • Leasburg
  • Locust Hill
  • Matkins
  • Milesville
  • Milton
  • Mineral Springs
  • Osmond
  • Park Springs
  • Pea Ridge
  • Pelham
  • Piney Grove
  • Pleasant Grove
  • Prospect Hill
  • Providence
  • Purley
  • Rabbit Shuffle
  • Red House
  • Ridgeville
  • Semora
  • Sweet Gum
  • Stonycreek
  • Summers Grove
  • Swann
  • Topnot
  • Union Ridge
  • Wallace Mill
  • Walters' Mill
  • West Yanceyville
  • Yanceyville
  • Yarbro

Architecture and Monuments

Set forth below is a sampling of Caswell County architectural items, some of which are not treated elsewhere. For a full discussion of the architecture of Caswell County go to Architecture. The Caswell County Photograph Collection contains hundreds of photographs of Caswell County buildings.

Events and Institutions

Below is a miscellaneous list of events and institutions relevant to the history of Caswell County. Many of these items were posted to the Caswell County Historical Association Weblog. Others will be found with images included in the Caswell County Photograph Collection.

Note that many of the notable people, places, and events that provide Caswell County with such a rich history are merely listed, without a supporting article. Eventually, a portion of this website will be devoted to each item listed. If you have suggestions or materials suitable for this area of the CCHA Website, please submit them to the CCHA Webmaster.

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