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The county was formed in 1808 from parts of Bladen County and Brunswick County. It was named for Christopher Columbus. Source Wikipedia

Columbus County NCGenweb site

Southeastern North Carolina Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1086
Whiteville, NC 28472

Columbus County Historical Society
P.O. Box 339
Whiteville, NC 28472

Fair Bluff Historical Society
P.O. Box 285
Fair Bluff, NC 28439

Old New Hanover Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2536
Wilmington, NC 28402-2536
(covers Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, and Sampson Counties)

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Columbus County Courthouse
111 Washington Street
County Courthouse
Whiteville, NC 28472
Census

1810 Federal Census transcription

1810 Federal Census transcription

1820 Federal Census Transcription

1820 Federal Census Transcription

1850 Federal Census Transcription

1860 Federal Census transcription – web based, indexed by last name

1860 Federal Census transcription Directory opens to folder with text files, 1860 files are 1860ccga.txt through 1860ccgy.txt with the last character before .txt showing the letter of the alphabet last names that are to be found.

1860 Federal Census transcription Heads of household index.
1860 Federal Census transcription – list of surnames different from head of household
1860 Federal Census transcription slave schedule

1870 Federal Census – Whiteville District transcription

Tax Records

1877 Revenue Tax list

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries of Columbus County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Columbus County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Columbus County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Columbus County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

Edie on “William Fatherree born 1757″

I am looking for any information, especially about his parents. William is my 3rd great grandfather.

Edith Fatheree Sutherland


Columbus County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Columbus County:

Acme
Bolton
Brunswick
Cerro Gordo
Chadbourn
Clarendon
Delco
Evergreen
Fair Bluff
Hallsboro
Lake Waccamaw
Nakina
Riegelwood
Tabor City
Whiteville (County Seat)

News related to Columbus County, NC

“columbus county” nc – Google News

Ukrainian international captured has Columbus County ties – WECT-TV6

Ukrainian international captured has Columbus County ties
WECT-TV6
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Detectives with the Columbus County Sheriff's Office have charged a 26-year-old Ukrainian man with felony identity theft. Marko Stasiv was picked up by officers with US Customs and Border Protection in New York as he …

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Shooting suspect apprehended in Columbus County – Jacksonville Daily News

Shooting suspect apprehended in Columbus County
Jacksonville Daily News
Purcell said the Columbus County Sheriff's Department, N.C. Highway Patrol and the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation were involved in catching him. According to various media reports, Evans was shot multiple times by officers after a high-speed chase.
Victim In Olive Garden Shooting Had Protective Order Out Against Ex-HusbandWITN
Attempted murder suspect shot by policeWCTI12.com
Jacksonville man accused in shooting in critical conditionStarNewsOnline.com
WMBF -WBTV
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Man shot after chase through Columbus County – Fayetteville Observer

Man shot after chase through Columbus County
Fayetteville Observer
… County on an attempted murder charge following a long, high-speed chase that began in South Carolina and traversed a large part of Columbus County on Sunday afternoon, District Attorney Jon David and Columbus County Sheriff Lewis Hatcher said

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Columbus remains unhealthiest county in NC – WECT-TV6

Columbus remains unhealthiest county in NC
WECT-TV6
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A new study ranks Columbus County as the unhealthiest county in North Carolina…again. The University of Wisconsin released the rankings, which shows 29% of people in the county are living in poor or fair health, …




Columbus County Arts Center expands – WECT-TV6

Columbus County Arts Center expands
WECT-TV6
Columbus County Art Council accepting check (Source: CCAC). COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The Columbus County Arts Center has expanded its exhibition capability through a gift from the Whiteville Rotary Club. The center now has a 55 inch Smart …

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NEW DETAILS: Chase suspect had history of domestic violence before shooting … – WECT-TV6

NEW DETAILS: Chase suspect had history of domestic violence before shooting
WECT-TV6
… Evans is charged with aggravated felony to elude. (Source: WITN). COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – New details are emerging that may have caused a man from Jacksonville to lead police on a car chase ending with him being shot multiple times.
Suspect now in critical condition following officer-involved shootingWWAY NewsChannel 3

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