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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

Public feedback sought on cleanup for Superfund site in Columbus County – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Public feedback sought on cleanup for Superfund site in Columbus County
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — State and federal environmental agencies are asking for public feedback on a plan to clean up environmental contamination at a Superfund site in Columbus County. According to a news release from the NC …




Man retrieves stolen dog in Columbus County – Home – WSFX

Man retrieves stolen dog in Columbus County
Home – WSFX
Blake Evans found his dog Big Boy miles from his home, chained up in a junkyard in Bolton last week. He had left the house for a little over an hour, and when he returned he said the dog was gone.

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Lumberton woman killed in Columbus County collision – Fayetteville Observer

Lumberton woman killed in Columbus County collision
Fayetteville Observer
Columbus County Coroner Linwood Cartrette said. Gwendolyn Vicens, 57, of Old Allenton Road, Lumberton, died at the scene of the 1:30 p.m. crash at N.C. 410 and Old Lumberton Road, Cartrette said. Impact on the small, eastbound car that was crossing …




1 Person Killed After 18-Wheeler Hits Car in Columbus County – TWC News


TWC News
1 Person Killed After 18-Wheeler Hits Car in Columbus County
TWC News
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. – Highway patrol troopers say one person was killed Thursday after being hit by an 18 wheeler north of Chadbourn. They say 57-year-old Gwendolyn Vicens was driving on Old Lumberton Road Thursday afternoon a little before …




Columbus County animal shelter opening on certain Saturdays – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus County animal shelter opening on certain Saturdays
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – For those who work during the week, you now have a Saturday option to adopt a pet from the Columbus County animal shelter. Shelter manager, Joey Prince, says many residents asked for Saturday hours during their …

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Ed “Cuz” Worley, longtime Columbus County Department of Aging director dies – WECT-TV6

Ed "Cuz" Worley, longtime Columbus County Department of Aging director dies
WECT-TV6
After his retirement from the Department of Aging in 2013, Worley was presented The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, considered the most prestigious award in North Carolina given by the governor. Worley said at the time the award was presented that his …

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