Columbus County, North Carolina

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== History ==
Columbus is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1808 from Bladen and Brunswick county. Columbus began keeping birth records in 1913, marriage records in 1867, and death records in 1913. It began keeping land records in 1802, probate records in 1808, and court records in 1817. For more information, contact the county at 111 Washington St., Whiteville 28472-3323. On the attached map, Columbus is located at F6.  
Columbus is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1808 from Bladen and Brunswick county. Columbus began keeping birth records in 1913, marriage records in 1867, and death records in 1913. It began keeping land records in 1802, probate records in 1808, and court records in 1817. For more information, contact the county at 111 Washington St., Whiteville 28472-3323. On the attached map, Columbus is located at F6.  
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== Archives, Libraries, and Societies  ==
== Archives, Libraries, and Societies  ==
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=== Chadbourn Community Library<br>Library  ===
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=== Libraries ===
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==== Chadbourn Community Library<br>Library  ====
Director <br>301 N Wilson St <br>Chadbourn, NC 28431-1839<br>Tel: 910/654-3322<br>Fax: 910/654-4392<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
Director <br>301 N Wilson St <br>Chadbourn, NC 28431-1839<br>Tel: 910/654-3322<br>Fax: 910/654-4392<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
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=== Columbus County Public Library<br>Library  ===
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==== Columbus County Public Library<br>Library  ====
Director <br>407 N Powell Blvd <br>Whiteville, NC 28472-3128<br>Tel: 910/642-3116<br>Fax: 910-642-3839<br>mpridgen@ncez.net<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
Director <br>407 N Powell Blvd <br>Whiteville, NC 28472-3128<br>Tel: 910/642-3116<br>Fax: 910-642-3839<br>mpridgen@ncez.net<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
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=== East Columbus Library Branch<br>Library  ===
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==== East Columbus Library Branch<br>Library  ====
Director <br>103 Church Rd <br>PO Box 27 <br>Riegelwood, NC 28456-7929<br>Tel: 910/655-4157<br>Fax: 910-655-9414<br>http://www.columbusco.org/library/east_columbus.htm  
Director <br>103 Church Rd <br>PO Box 27 <br>Riegelwood, NC 28456-7929<br>Tel: 910/655-4157<br>Fax: 910-655-9414<br>http://www.columbusco.org/library/east_columbus.htm  
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=== Fair Bluff Community Library<br>Library<br>  ===
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==== Fair Bluff Community Library<br>Library<br>  ====
Carolyn Waddell <br>Director <br>315 Railroad St <br>PO Box 428 <br>Fair Bluff, NC 28439-0428<br>Tel: 910/649-7098<br>Fax: 910/649-7733<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
Carolyn Waddell <br>Director <br>315 Railroad St <br>PO Box 428 <br>Fair Bluff, NC 28439-0428<br>Tel: 910/649-7098<br>Fax: 910/649-7733<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
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=== Rube McCray Memorial Library<br>Library  ===
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==== Rube McCray Memorial Library<br>Library  ====
Director <br>301 Fleming Dr <br>Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450<br>Tel: 910/646-4616<br>Fax: 910/646-4747<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
Director <br>301 Fleming Dr <br>Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450<br>Tel: 910/646-4616<br>Fax: 910/646-4747<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
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=== Southeastern Community College Library  ===
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==== Southeastern Community College Library  ====
Library<br>Kay Houser <br>Director <br>4564 Chadbourn Hwy <br>PO Box 151 <br>Whiteville, NC 28472-5423<br>Tel: 910/642-7141<br>Fax: 910/642-4513<br>khouser@sccnc.edu<br>http://www.sccnc.edu  
Library<br>Kay Houser <br>Director <br>4564 Chadbourn Hwy <br>PO Box 151 <br>Whiteville, NC 28472-5423<br>Tel: 910/642-7141<br>Fax: 910/642-4513<br>khouser@sccnc.edu<br>http://www.sccnc.edu  
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=== Tabor City Public Library  ===
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==== Tabor City Public Library  ====
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Director <br>1 E Fifth St <br>Tabor City, NC 28463<br>Tel: 910-653-3774<br>Fax: 910/653-3788<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
Director <br>1 E Fifth St <br>Tabor City, NC 28463<br>Tel: 910-653-3774<br>Fax: 910/653-3788<br>http://www.columbusco.org  
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=== African American Heritage Society&nbsp;  ===
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=== Historical Societies ===
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==== African American Heritage Society&nbsp;  ====
Historical Society/Commission<br>Harold Troy <br>Chair  
Historical Society/Commission<br>Harold Troy <br>Chair  
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PO Box 1757 <br>Whiteville, NC 28472<br>Tel: 910/642-0633<br>Fax: 910/642-0712<br>fortyplus39@hotmail.com  
PO Box 1757 <br>Whiteville, NC 28472<br>Tel: 910/642-0633<br>Fax: 910/642-0712<br>fortyplus39@hotmail.com  
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=== Bladen County Historical Society  ===
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==== Bladen County Historical Society  ====
Historical Society/Commission<br>Henry Mintz <br>President <br>Rt 1 Box 89 <br>Hallsboro, NC 28442-9591  
Historical Society/Commission<br>Henry Mintz <br>President <br>Rt 1 Box 89 <br>Hallsboro, NC 28442-9591  
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=== Columbus County Historical Society  ===
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n.b. Bladen County and Columbus County share a border that has been disputed in the past; as such the boundaries have shifted at different times, hence Bladen County's information here. &nbsp;
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==== Columbus County Historical Society  ====
Historical Society/Commission<br>John McNeil <br>President  
Historical Society/Commission<br>John McNeil <br>President  
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PO Box 339 <br>Whiteville, NC 28472-0339  
PO Box 339 <br>Whiteville, NC 28472-0339  
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=== Greater Fair Bluff Historical Society  ===
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==== Greater Fair Bluff Historical Society  ====
Historical Society/Commission<br>Bettie Renfrow <br>President  
Historical Society/Commission<br>Bettie Renfrow <br>President  

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Contents

History

Columbus is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1808 from Bladen and Brunswick county. Columbus began keeping birth records in 1913, marriage records in 1867, and death records in 1913. It began keeping land records in 1802, probate records in 1808, and court records in 1817. For more information, contact the county at 111 Washington St., Whiteville 28472-3323. On the attached map, Columbus is located at F6.

The official web site for Columbus County is: http://www.columbusco.org.

For information about the state of North Carolina see North Carolina Family History Research.

The USGenWeb page for Columbus County can be found here: http://www.ncgenweb.us/columbus/.

Archives, Libraries, and Societies

Libraries

Chadbourn Community Library
Library

Director
301 N Wilson St
Chadbourn, NC 28431-1839
Tel: 910/654-3322
Fax: 910/654-4392
http://www.columbusco.org

Columbus County Public Library
Library

Director
407 N Powell Blvd
Whiteville, NC 28472-3128
Tel: 910/642-3116
Fax: 910-642-3839
mpridgen@ncez.net
http://www.columbusco.org

East Columbus Library Branch
Library

Director
103 Church Rd
PO Box 27
Riegelwood, NC 28456-7929
Tel: 910/655-4157
Fax: 910-655-9414
http://www.columbusco.org/library/east_columbus.htm

Fair Bluff Community Library
Library

Carolyn Waddell
Director
315 Railroad St
PO Box 428
Fair Bluff, NC 28439-0428
Tel: 910/649-7098
Fax: 910/649-7733
http://www.columbusco.org

Rube McCray Memorial Library
Library

Director
301 Fleming Dr
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Tel: 910/646-4616
Fax: 910/646-4747
http://www.columbusco.org

Southeastern Community College Library

Library
Kay Houser
Director
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
PO Box 151
Whiteville, NC 28472-5423
Tel: 910/642-7141
Fax: 910/642-4513
khouser@sccnc.edu
http://www.sccnc.edu

Tabor City Public Library

Library

Director
1 E Fifth St
Tabor City, NC 28463
Tel: 910-653-3774
Fax: 910/653-3788
http://www.columbusco.org

Historical Societies

African American Heritage Society 

Historical Society/Commission
Harold Troy
Chair

PO Box 1757
Whiteville, NC 28472
Tel: 910/642-0633
Fax: 910/642-0712
fortyplus39@hotmail.com

Bladen County Historical Society

Historical Society/Commission
Henry Mintz
President
Rt 1 Box 89
Hallsboro, NC 28442-9591

n.b. Bladen County and Columbus County share a border that has been disputed in the past; as such the boundaries have shifted at different times, hence Bladen County's information here.  

Columbus County Historical Society

Historical Society/Commission
John McNeil
President

PO Box 339
Whiteville, NC 28472-0339

Greater Fair Bluff Historical Society

Historical Society/Commission
Bettie Renfrow
President

PO Box 285
Fair Bluff, NC 28439-0285


Counties of North Carolina

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