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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 receives $2.1 million state grant – WWAY NewsChannel 3

Columbus County receives $2.1 million state grant
WWAY NewsChannel 3
RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 22 grant requests totaling $15,802,945, for eight areas across the state, including Columbus County. N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced the …




Columbus County could become first ‘Bee County’ in the United States – WECT-TV6

Columbus County could become first 'Bee County' in the United States
WECT-TV6
… and the garden completed in time for the 2018 North Carolina Yam Festival. The City of Whiteville is also a "Bee City USA" community. Now, Todd and others are working to get all of the towns in Columbus County to receive the "Bee City USA" designation.

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5th Quarter Season Preview: Columbus County – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
5th Quarter Season Preview: Columbus County
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — We have been to Bladen, Pender, Brunswick and New Hanover Counties, and now it's off to Columbus County for the final 5th Quarter preview before the big day. “You've got the bullseye on your back now,” South …




Columbus Co. inmate accused of trying to kill corrections officer … – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus Co. inmate accused of trying to kill corrections officer …
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — An inmate at the Columbus Correctional Institution is accused of trying to kill a corrections officer. Now he's charged with …
Columbus Co. inmate indicted for attempted murder of corrections …WECT-TV6

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Culvert repairs to temporarily close NC 131 in Columbus County – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Culvert repairs to temporarily close NC 131 in Columbus County
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — Maintenance repairs will require a stretch of highway in Columbus County to temporarily close Tuesday, August 8. Workers need to close N.C. 131 between Silver Spoon and Peacock roads, north of Whiteville, to repair soil …

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Columbus County Board of Elections building closes due to mold – WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports … – WECT-TV6

Columbus County Board of Elections building closes due to mold – WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports …
WECT-TV6
Columbus County Manager Bill Clark closed the county's Board of Elections building indefinitely Wednesday after mold was found Saturday. (Source: WECT). Mold covers the outside of a laptop case in the Board of Elections building. (Source: WECT).


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