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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

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National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado in Columbus County – WWAY NewsChannel 3


myfox8.com
National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado in Columbus County
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The National Weather Service confirms an EF-1 tornado touched down this afternoon in Columbus County. It happened around 4:15 p.m. near Bolton. The NWS sent an official survey team to the area Thursday to verify.
Tornado near Bolton takes down trees, damages structuresStarNewsOnline.com
Tornado destroys home in North Carolina with boy insidemyfox8.com
NWS finds 5 mile damage path after EF-1 tornado in Columbus CountyWNCN
TWC News
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Health experts address Columbus County’s “unhealthiest in NC” ranking – WECT-TV6


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Health experts address Columbus County's "unhealthiest in NC" ranking
WECT-TV6
Experts say Columbus County is facing a “conundrum in healthcare.” Ranked as the “unhealthiest” in the state the past few years, officials say residents need to become responsible for their own health.
Novant Health is hosting a forum focusing on improving health in Columbus WWAY NewsChannel 3

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Missing Brunswick County woman’s body found in Columbus County – Fayetteville Observer


Fayetteville Observer
Missing Brunswick County woman's body found in Columbus County
Fayetteville Observer
Information obtained by investigators Wednesday led them to a wooded area off John Coleman Road, a mile-long road connecting N.C. 904 and Sidney Cherry Grove Road, west of Tabor City. Deans' body was neither buried nor concealed when deputies …
Missing Leland woman's body found in Columbus CountyStarNewsOnline.com
Three charged in missing woman's murderWWAY NewsChannel 3
Officials find body of Alicia Marie Deans in wooded area of Columbus CountyWECT-TV6
WXII The Triad
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Carolina Mudcats Bus Wrecks In Columbus County, Several Hurt – WNCT


Charlotte Observer
Carolina Mudcats Bus Wrecks In Columbus County, Several Hurt
WNCT
CHADBOURN, N.C. (AP) – Several players have been hurt after the Carolinas Mudcats team bus wrecked in Columbus County. Multiple media outlets reported the bus was carrying the team to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, when it flipped on its side near …
Carolina Mudcats in Myrtle Beach after Columbus County wreckThe Idaho Statesman

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High-speed chase in stolen police car ends in Horry County – WPDE


WBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
High-speed chase in stolen police car ends in Horry County
WPDE
Nathan Tyler, 42, of Clarendon, N.C., is facing multiple charges in Columbus County including larceny of a motor vehicle, speeding, reckless driving, resisting a public officer, felony fleeing, failing to heed a siren and failing to stop for red lights
Deputies say man wrecks stolen Columbus Co. patrol car in Horry CountyWBTW – Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
CAUGHT ON CAM: Man steals patrol car in NC, leads deputies on high-speed WIS

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Memorial Day events being held across the Triangle – WNCN


WNCN
Memorial Day events being held across the Triangle
WNCN
Hope Baptist Church will celebrate Memorial Day with free North Carolina barbecue, military vehicle rides, live music, a children's obstacle course, parades and more. The event, at 3721 Quarry Road just outside Wake Forest, runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15

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