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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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Man sentenced for 2014 killing in Columbus County – Virginian-Pilot


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Man sentenced for 2014 killing in Columbus County
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Man sentenced for 2014 killing in Columbus County. 13 hrs ago; 0. WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in a 2014 killing in Columbus County. The Fayetteville Observer reported (http://bit.ly/2k2qx26) that 33-year-old Antwan Johnson pleaded …
Columbus County man pleads guilty to 2014 murderWWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus Co. man pleads guilty to 2014 murderHome – WSFX

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Man charged in fatal motorcycle crash in Columbus County – WWAY NewsChannel 3


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Man charged in fatal motorcycle crash in Columbus County
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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – A man from North Myrtle Beach faces charges after a crash involving a motorcycle in Columbus County. It happened around 5:43 p.m. Sunday on Highway 74 near Boardman, near the Robeson County line. Charles …
Two on motorcycle die in Columbus County wreckFayetteville Observer

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Columbus Co. Animal Control discovers 3 abused dogs – WWAY TV3 – WWAY NewsChannel 3


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Columbus Co. Animal Control discovers 3 abused dogs – WWAY TV3
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According to the Animal Control office, the dogs had no food, only stagnant, dirty water to drink. One was so tightly chained to a tree it could not move.
Dog owner facing animal cruelty chargesHome – WSFX

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Two dogs seized after ongoing investigation in Columbus County – WWAY NewsChannel 3


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Two dogs seized after ongoing investigation in Columbus County
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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The Columbus County Animal Control seized two dogs today just off Chaunceytown Road in Lake Waccamaw as a part of an ongoing investigation. Animal Control Manager Joey Prince said the dogs were kept outside …

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Columbus County Animal Control seizes two dogs – Home – WSFX

Columbus County Animal Control seizes two dogs
Home – WSFX
Charges are still pending in a case involving two dogs seized by the Columbus County Animal Control on Sunday. The dogs were taken from a property off Chaunceytown Road in Lake Waccamaw. According to Columbus County Animal Control Manager …

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Columbus County Woman Wins $1 Million Jackpot – WWAY NewsChannel 3


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Columbus County Woman Wins $1 Million Jackpot
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RALEIGH, NC – It's a good feeling to head home after work. Winning $1 million before you get there feels even better. Just ask Linda Thomas of Chadbourn. Thomas, who is an assistant manager at a convenience store in Brunswick, finished her shift Friday …
Columbus County woman wins $1 million on $10 lottery ticketStarNewsOnline.com

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