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Columbus County Genealogy

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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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Two 15-year-olds face charges over Columbus County clown posts – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Two 15-year-olds face charges over Columbus County clown posts
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – Two 15-year-olds are charged with felonies after social media posts began circulating about 'clowns' and 'purging.' On Monday, the Columbus County Sheriff's Office and Whiteville Police Department became aware of …
2 Columbus County teens charged in clown scareFayetteville Observer
Columbus County, Whiteville City schools see sharp decrease in attendance amidst clown threatsWECT-TV6
Two teenagers accused of making online clown threatsHome – WSFX

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Columbus County Animal Control investigates animal cruelty case – Home – WSFX


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus County Animal Control investigates animal cruelty case
Home – WSFX
Animal Control will be working throughout the weekend to safely capture the animals and take them to the Columbus County shelter. The animals were left there weeks ago and officers estimate the deceased dog had been dead for less than a day. Bags of …
Columbus Co. Animal Control investigating animal crueltyWWAY NewsChannel 3

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Columbus County investigating threats of clowns purging the schools – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus County investigating threats of clowns purging the schools
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – The Columbus County Sheriff's Office and School District are investigating threats made on social media concerning “clowns” and “purging.” The Sheriff's Office says these posts were directed to residents of Columbus …
NC sheriff's office investigating clown threats on social mediaWNCN

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SCC offering free scholarships to Columbus County students – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
SCC offering free scholarships to Columbus County students
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) – Free college tuition for two years? That's what Southeastern Community College is offering to all high school students in Columbus County. Beginning in the fall of 2017, SCC will implement the SCC Success Scholarship …




2 NC teens charged with making online clown threats – WNCN

2 NC teens charged with making online clown threats
WNCN
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (WECT) – The Columbus County Sheriff's Office has charged two 15-year-old boys in connection to online threats made on social media Sunday and Monday involving “clowns” and “purging” at county schools. During a news conference …




Lake Waccamaw man charged with murder; victim’s name released … – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Lake Waccamaw man charged with murder; victim's name released …
WWAY NewsChannel 3
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC (WWAY) — A Lake Waccamaw man is behind bars this morning after being arrested for a murder Saturday night. Steven Craig Long, 47 …
Man charged with murder in Lake WaccamawWECT-TV6
Man charged with murder on Lake WaccamawHome – WSFX

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