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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

Delco man dies in Columbus County wreck – Home – WSFX

Delco man dies in Columbus County wreck
Home – WSFX
A 25-year-old Delco man died in a single-vehicle wreck in Columbus County on Sunday night. (Source: Raycom Media). COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) -. A 25-year-old Delco man died in a single-vehicle wreck in Columbus County on Sunday night.

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Deputy, victim identified in fatal Columbus County crash – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Deputy, victim identified in fatal Columbus County crash
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — According to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office, one of their deputies was involved in a deadly crash this morning with another vehicle around 7:15 a.m. They said it happened on Princess Ann Road in Cerro Gordo.
Columbus County deputy involved in fatal crashWITN
One killed in crash that injures Columbus County deputyFayetteville Observer
UPDATE: Troopers identify man killed in deputy-involved crash in Columbus CountyWECT-TV6
Home – WSFX
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Columbus County Animal Shelter air conditioner needs replacing – Home – WSFX

Columbus County Animal Shelter air conditioner needs replacing
Home – WSFX
The facility's current air conditioning unit is 12 years old, director Joey Prince says it's time to replace it. (Source: WECT). COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) -. The Columbus County Animal Shelter has an air conditioning problem that's in need of a quick fix.
AC Not Working Correctly at Whiteville Animal ShelterTWC News

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SC man dies, 2 injured in Columbus County crash – Fayetteville Observer

SC man dies, 2 injured in Columbus County crash
Fayetteville Observer
Randall Devon Smith, 30, of Green Sea, South Carolina, died in the crash around 8:35 a.m. on N.C. 410 near Roseland Road, said William Hannah, the Columbus County assistant coroner. Smith was driving a sedan that collided with a pickup truck nearly …

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Man dies in Columbus County crash – WWAY NewsChannel 3


WWAY NewsChannel 3
Man dies in Columbus County crash
WWAY NewsChannel 3
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Troopers said a man has died after his vehicle crossed the center line, hitting a pickup truck. Troopers said it happened this morning near the intersection of NC 410 and Roseland Road in the Chadbourn area. They said …
Troopers identify man killed in head-on wreck in Columbus Co.Home – WSFX

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Columbus County Bogue Swamp bridge to be replaced, closing July 5 – Fayetteville Observer

Columbus County Bogue Swamp bridge to be replaced, closing July 5
Fayetteville Observer
The N.C. Dept. of Transportation will begin replacing a Bogue Swamp bridge in Columbus County in early July. The bridge, on N.C. 214 near Hallsboro, will close July 5. It is one of 16 bridges being replaced this year in Columbus County at a cost of $11
NCDOT to begin bridge-replacement project in Columbus CountyWECT-TV6

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