An Interactive Guide to Setting up a small business in: Person County, Caswell County, and throughout North Carolina
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About Caswell County, North Carolina

Caswell County is located in the northeast portion of the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina. We're 40 miles northeast of Greensboro, 40 miles northwest of Durham and 10 miles south of Danville, Virginia. Caswell offers a relaxed setting, country living, and great outdoor recreation. Enjoy the beautiful rolling hills and streams filled with deer, rabbits, squirrels and wild turkeys.

Historic Caswell CountyCourthouse
Historic Caswell County Courthouse

Caswell County Courthouse

Municipal Building
Municipal Building

Yanceyville Town Flags
Yanceyville Town Flags

Farmer Lake
Farmer Lake
  • County Seat:
    Yanceyville, NC


  • Population:
    July 2005 23,857

  • Population:
    2000 Census 23,501

  • Population:
    1990 Census 20,662

  • Population:
    1990 Census 20,662

  • County Tax Rate:
    $0.60/$100
  • Location:
    Within an hour's drive of the Research Triangle Park and Greensboro


  • Average weekly wage standard is $417, one of the lowest in the state

  • Specialized workforce training programs

  • 171 acre Industrial Park on a major 4-lane highway at $8,5000/acre

  • A population of over 2 million within 60 miles
Click on these links below for more demographic information:

NC State Department of Commerce County Profile

U.S. Census Quick Facts

Detailed U.S. Census Data


Infrastructure

High tech industries are primarily located in Research Triangle Park, an important scientific think tank located between Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. With the resources and people available at North Carolina State University , Duke University and the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, the park has become an international center for research, development and cutting edge technology.

Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill are also major national centers for medical research and the latest in medical treatments. Because of its location along the East Coast and excellent highway system, North Carolina is also an important distribution center.

Airports and Air Cargo
Two major airports are within 45-60- minutes driving time from Caswell County, Raleigh-Durham International to the south on I-40 and to the west, Piedmont Triad International on I-85 in Greensborough, NC. Person County Airport is a modern facility located just south of Roxboro in Person County.

Utilities
Water: Provided by Town of Yanceyville (where available)
Sewer: Provided by Town of Yanceyville (where available)
Natural gas: Provided by NC Public Service Gas (where available)
Electric Service: Carolina Power & Light Company

Telecommunications: Century Link, Bell South and U. S. Cellular

Highways Serving the Area:

Nearest four-lane hwy.: US 29 (soon to be designated as I-785) thru northwest Caswell
Nearest Interstate: I-85-40 which is 14 miles south of the county line.

Solid Waste Disposal
Landfill:
Convenience site open from 8AM - 4PM Monday - Friday and 8AM-12 Noon on Saturday.
Other convenience sites located throughout the county.

High tech industries are primarily located in Research Triangle Park, an important scientific think tank located between Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. With the resources and people available at North Carolina State University , Duke University and the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, the park has become an international center for research, development and cutting edge technology. Piedmont Community College, provides training for the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the 21st century and makes the College an integral factor in the economic development the the counties it serves as well as the state.

Piedmont Community College Caswell Campus
Piedmont Community College

Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill are also major national centers for medical research and the latest in medical treatments. Because of its location along the East Coast and excellent highway system, North Carolina is also an important distribution center.

Labor Force

(Nov. ’97 Data)
Within 25 miles of Yanceyville: 143,980
Within 20 miles of Yanceyville: 72,972
Resident to Caswell County: 11,700
Out-commuting Rate: 65%
Unemployment Rate: 3.2%

For more information about Caswell County and the Town of Yanceyville click the images below.

Caswell County Government Link
Town of Yanceyville Government Link
Caswell County Chamber of Commerce Link

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