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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 Sheriff’s Office named finalist for national award – Fayetteville Observer

Columbus County Sheriff's Office named finalist for national award
Fayetteville Observer
The sheriff's office was selected from nearly 3,000 nominations based on its support of Spc. Kenneth Aaron Smith, who deployed to Kuwait with his North Carolina National Guard unit last fall. Smith is a patrol deputy with Columbus County but also

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Columbus remains unhealthiest NC county – StarNewsOnline.com

Columbus remains unhealthiest NC county
StarNewsOnline.com
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. | New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties ranked in the top third of the state, but Columbus County remains last in the 2015 County Health Rankings, compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. New Hanover ranked No.

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Small NC sheriff’s office ranks with huge companies in support for Guard – WNCN


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Small NC sheriff's office ranks with huge companies in support for Guard
WNCN
RALEIGH, N.C. -. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has something in common with massive employers like GlaxoSmithKline Research in the Triangle and even California's Walt Disney Company. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office in Whiteville was …

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Study still ranks Columbus unhealthiest county in NC – WECT-TV6

Study still ranks Columbus unhealthiest county in NC
WECT-TV6
Those that are insured in Columbus County still face hurdles, having access to about half the number of dentists and doctors than the nationwide average. Columbus County Health Director Kim Smith said that while the county remains at the bottom of




Shuttered Columbus Co. charter school highlights need for accountability … – The Progressive Pulse

Shuttered Columbus Co. charter school highlights need for accountability
The Progressive Pulse
… of the House Judiciary Committee, who will be discussing legislation today to increase the financial accountability of North Carolina's charter schools, might want to revisit what happened to the students of a recently shuttered school in Columbus




PETA wants Food Lion to stop using lions in ads – WNCN


WNCN
PETA wants Food Lion to stop using lions in ads
WNCN
The advertising campaign features a lion telling people about saving money on their purchases by shopping at the North Carolina-based chain. In the campaign, which has run since 2013, the lion ends the ads with the tagline, "That's just my two cents.".

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