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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

Alleged NC gang member with ties to Horry County arrested – WMBF


WMBF
Alleged NC gang member with ties to Horry County arrested
WMBF
Brian David Riggins Jr., 23, of Tabor City, a fugitive wanted for probation/parole violations along with several investigations involving serious assaults in Horry County, was arrested Friday, March 27, according to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office

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Columbus remains unhealthiest N.C. county – StarNewsOnline.com

Columbus remains unhealthiest N.C. 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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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




Columbus Co. health ratings lowest in state – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus Co. health ratings lowest in state
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The numbers are in and according to countyhealthrankings.org, Columbus County ranked lowest for overall health throughout our state. The study considered things like smoking, obesity and sexual health, among others …

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NC woman killed, 6 injured in church van accident Tuesday – WMBF


WMBF
NC woman killed, 6 injured in church van accident Tuesday
WMBF
LORIS, SC (WMBF) – A fatal accident involving a church van happened in Loris at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Rebecca Lynn Dew, 29, from Whiteville, NC, died from injuries sustained in the collision, said Coroner Michelle McSpadden. The fatal crash happened on …
Church van driver charged in deadly wreckWWAY NewsChannel 3
UPDATE: Nakina man charged in deadly church van crash in SCWECT-TV6

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Columbus Co. Commission calls emergency meeting on water tower painting – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Columbus Co. Commission calls emergency meeting on water tower painting
WWAY NewsChannel 3
WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — The Columbus County Commission has called an emergency meeting for tomorrow night. According to the notice signed by Commission Chair Trent Burroughs, the meeting "is being held for the purpose to discuss unexpected …

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