Caswell County, Tennessee

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'''Caswell County''' was created as part of the failed [[State of Franklin|State of Franklin]] in 1786. The land on which Caswell was located is now part of [[Jefferson County, Tennessee|Jefferson]] and [[Hamblen County, Tennessee|Hamblen]] counties in [[Tennessee|Tennessee]].  
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'''Caswell County''' was created as part of the abortive, short-lived [[State of Franklin|State of Franklin]] in March 1786.<ref>“State of Franklin” in The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture at http://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/imagegallery.php?EntryID=F061 (accessed 27 June 2010).</ref> It was named for the newly elected Governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. It seems to have extend south to the confluence of the French Broad and Holston rivers, and westard.<ref>Robert M. McBride, "Lost Counties of Tennessee," ''East Tennessee Historical Society's Publications'' 38 (1966): 4. </ref> The land on which Caswell was located is now part of [[Jefferson County, Tennessee|Jefferson]] and [[Hamblen County, Tennessee|Hamblen]] counties in [[Tennessee|Tennessee]].  
  
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Caswell County was created as part of the abortive, short-lived State of Franklin in March 1786.[1] It was named for the newly elected Governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. It seems to have extend south to the confluence of the French Broad and Holston rivers, and westard.[2] The land on which Caswell was located is now part of Jefferson and Hamblen counties in Tennessee.

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