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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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NC Dept. of Labor investigating workplace death of Columbus County man – WECT-TV6

NC Dept. of Labor investigating workplace death of Columbus County man
WECT-TV6
An investigation is underway into the death of a Columbus County man who died on the job this week. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Jason Tyson with the state Department of Labor said Friday afternoon that Kenneth Dewayne Soles, 37, died Monday around noon




Closing and delays for Thursday, Jan. 18 due to winter weather threat – WECT-TV6

Closing and delays for Thursday, Jan. 18 due to winter weather threat
WECT-TV6
Columbus County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students and staff. Exams will continue as scheduled. Duplin County Schools will closed for students and staff. Essential/utility staff that are authorized by their supervisor can report to

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Columbus County man in custody for Loris murder – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus County man in custody for Loris murder
WWAY NewsChannel 3
Advertisement -. Horry County police have found Quotase Jenrette, 20, of Clarendon, NC. Jenrette was wanted in connection to a deadly shooting in Loris off Barts Road on Jan. 6. Police say the victim was shot and taken to the hospital, where he later
North Carolina man wanted in fatal shooting arrestedSeattle Times

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Commission tables ordinance Columbus Co. gun owners feared would forbid target shooting on property – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Commission tables ordinance Columbus Co. gun owners feared would forbid target shooting on property
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Gun owners in Columbus County think a proposed ordinance could challenge their private property rights. Columbus County Commissioners want to start things over with a proposed firing range ordinance. – Advertisement

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Deputies: Inmate gets mom, two others to sell cocaine to pay his bond – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Deputies: Inmate gets mom, two others to sell cocaine to pay his bond
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says an inmate called three people, including his mom, and told them to sell his cocaine in order to get money to post his bond.

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