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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

Columbus County couple focused on change, action following son’s death – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Columbus County couple focused on change, action following son's death
WRAL.com
Columbus County, N.C. — A Columbus County couple is now focused on turning their grief into a positive change. Jeannette Nash lost her son, 30-year-old John Nash, and his fiancé, 29-year-old Whitney Jackson, last week in a motorcycle crash. Nash said …




Tabor City man accused of stealing from church – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Tabor City man accused of stealing from church
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man is accused of breaking into a Tabor City church and stealing several items, including a piggy bank with $100 inside it. The break-in happened at Gapway Baptist Church sometime between Friday and Sunday …

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Second motorcyclist dies from weekend crash in Columbus County – WECT-TV6

Second motorcyclist dies from weekend crash in Columbus County
WECT-TV6
According to the State Highway Patrol, John Nash III, 30, of Franklinton, NC, passed away at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach Thursday morning. The fatal collision happened on NC 410 in Tabor City just before 1 p.m. Sunday.




Shots fired at home and car in Whiteville – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Shots fired at home and car in Whiteville
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at a home in Whiteville. According to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, it happened just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening in the 1900 block of Mill Pond …

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Shooting suspect returned to Columbus County to face charges – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Shooting suspect returned to Columbus County to face charges
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The suspect accused of shooting a man who interrupted a burglary is back in Columbus County to face charges. Investigators say Kason Jamel Harry, 33, of Myrtle Beach, broke into a home on Dothan Road in Tabor …




Mother, daughter killed in Columbus County wreck identified – WECT-TV6

Mother, daughter killed in Columbus County wreck identified
WECT-TV6
Rebecca Roberts, 30, of Riegelwood was traveling west on NC 11 in a red passenger car when she pulled out in front of a tractor-trailer that was traveling north on NC 87. The tractor-trailer slammed into the car on its driver side pushing the vehicle

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