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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

Disbarred Raleigh lawyer accused of impersonation in Columbus County – Fayetteville Observer


TWC News
Disbarred Raleigh lawyer accused of impersonation in Columbus County
Fayetteville Observer
Stratas began practicing law in Raleigh in 1984, and was disbarred in February after pleading guilty to embezzlement, forgery, obstruction of justice, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charges in Wake County, court documents available on the N.C. …
Disbarred Attorney Arrested for Impersonating Another LawyerTWC News
Former Raleigh lawyer charged with impersonating a lawyerNews & Observer

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Columbus Co. manager says new shelter director will be key to facility’s future – WECT-TV6

Columbus Co. manager says new shelter director will be key to facility's future
WECT-TV6
In June, the state fined Columbus County $5,000 for not following the appropriate procedure when euthanizing a dog. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture issued a warning in May, citing complaints of mistreatment to animals in the shelter's care.




Moody’s assigns Aa3 issuer rating to Columbus Co. NC – Moodys.com (press release) (subscription)

Moody's assigns Aa3 issuer rating to Columbus Co. NC
Moodys.com (press release) (subscription)
Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa3 issuer rating to Columbus County, NC. Concurrently, we have assigned an A1 rating to the county's $18 million Limited Obligation Bonds Series 2015 issued through the Columbus County Public Facilities …

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US Marshals arrest man in Columbus County wanted in three states – WECT-TV6


WWAY NewsChannel 3
US Marshals arrest man in Columbus County wanted in three states
WECT-TV6
According to a spokesperson for the US Marshals Service, the Eastern North Carolina Task Force arrested Andrew Cedric McCutchen, 26, at an apartment on Covey Run Drive in Whiteville around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Officials with the US Marshals …
U.S. Marshals arrest robbery suspect in WhitevilleWMBF
Man wanted in Pennsylvania arrested in WhitevilleWWAY NewsChannel 3

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Inmate Shuffle: Counties work together to house inmates – WECT-TV6

Inmate Shuffle: Counties work together to house inmates
WECT-TV6
Instead of paying Brunswick County or Columbus County to take inmates in these situations, they will just swap an inmate out. (Source: WECT) … Every year, hundreds of inmates in southeastern North Carolina are swapped or sent to neighboring county jails.

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Sales Tax Redistribution Proposal Stalls in NC House of Representatives – WHQR


WHQR
Sales Tax Redistribution Proposal Stalls in NC House of Representatives
WHQR
Local representatives argue that the current sales tax formula is necessary to maintain the roads and infrastructure that shoppers use. But Trent Burroughs, Chairman of Columbus County Board of Commissioners, thinks the proposed redistribution is fair:.

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