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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Columbia County'' [[Image:Or-columbia.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Columbia County''  
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| county = Columbia County
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| state = Oregon
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| founded year = 1854
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| founded date = January 16
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| seat = St. Helens
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| building address = Columbia County Courthouse<br>244 Strand Street<br>St. Helens, OR 97051<br>Phone: 503.397.3796<br>[http://www.co.columbia.or.us/ '''Columbia County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[[Image:Or-columbia-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] [http://www.co.columbia.or.us/ http://www.co.columbia.or.us/]<br>230 Strand Street<br>St. Helens, OR 97051
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[[Image:Or-columbia-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Or-columbia-ch.jpg]]County Clerk has marriage records from 1890, <br>divorce and court records from 1854 and probate records from 1880. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Columbia County, Oregon page 572, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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==== Records Held at the Courthouse  ====
  
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpcolumbiadescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Columbia County Court House as of May 2005.
 
*[http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/county/cpcolumbiadescrip.html County Records Inventory] listing the records held at the Columbia County Court House as of May 2005.
  
 
*Record Loss:
 
*Record Loss:
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Oregon, Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon , Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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[[Clatskanie, Oregon|Clatskanie]] | [[Columbia City, Oregon|Columbia City]] | [[Prescott, Oregon|Prescott]] | [[Rainier, Oregon|Rainier]] | [[St. Helens, Oregon|St. Helens]] | [[Scappoose, Oregon|Scappoose]] | [[Vernonia, Oregon|Vernonia]]  
 
[[Clatskanie, Oregon|Clatskanie]] | [[Columbia City, Oregon|Columbia City]] | [[Prescott, Oregon|Prescott]] | [[Rainier, Oregon|Rainier]] | [[St. Helens, Oregon|St. Helens]] | [[Scappoose, Oregon|Scappoose]] | [[Vernonia, Oregon|Vernonia]]  
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===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
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[[Apiary, Oregon|Apiary]] | [[Goble, Oregon|Goble]] | [[Mist, Oregon|Mist]] | [[Pittsburg, Oregon|Pittsburg]] | [[Riverside, Columbia County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Warren, Oregon|Warren]]  
 
[[Apiary, Oregon|Apiary]] | [[Goble, Oregon|Goble]] | [[Mist, Oregon|Mist]] | [[Pittsburg, Oregon|Pittsburg]] | [[Riverside, Columbia County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Warren, Oregon|Warren]]  
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*1845 (as part of Tuality County, aka Twality or Twalitain)  
 
*1845 (as part of Tuality County, aka Twality or Twalitain)  
 
*1849 (as part of Tuality County, aka Twality or Twalitain)  
 
*1849 (as part of Tuality County, aka Twality or Twalitain)  
*1853 (as part of Washington County)
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*1853 (as part of Washington County)  
 
*1865
 
*1865
  
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
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Wiki articles describing land records online are found at [[Oregon, Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
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*[http://www.historyofcc.org/ Historical Society of Columbia County]  
 
*[http://www.historyofcc.org/ Historical Society of Columbia County]  
 
*[http://www.oregonmuseums.org/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=248 Saint Helens Historic Courthouse Museum]
 
*[http://www.oregonmuseums.org/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=248 Saint Helens Historic Courthouse Museum]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Rainier Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[St Helens Oregon Family History Center]]
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*[[Vernonia Oregon Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Columbia/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Columbia/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|207085|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Columbia County  
 
*{{FHL|207085|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Columbia County  
*[http://www.twrps.com/ccor/ The Columbia County Historian] compiled by Christopher and Larry Rea
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*[http://www.twrps.com/ccor/ The Columbia County Historian] compiled by Christopher and Larry Rea  
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*[[Oregon, Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Oregon, Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Columbia County, Oregon
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 16, 1854
County Seat St. Helens
Courthouse
Address Columbia County Courthouse
244 Strand Street
St. Helens, OR 97051
Phone: 503.397.3796
Columbia County Website


County Courthouse

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County Clerk has marriage records from 1890,
divorce and court records from 1854 and probate records from 1880. [1]

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Oregon , Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)


Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Columbia County, Oregon
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Named for the Columbia River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries.

Parent County

16 January 1854: from Washington County. [2]

Boundary Changes

  • No parts were taken to create any county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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Clatskanie | Columbia City | Prescott | Rainier | St. Helens | Scappoose | Vernonia

Communities

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Apiary | Goble | Mist | Pittsburg | Riverside | Warren

Neighboring Counties

Clatsop | Multnomah | Tillamook | Washington | Washington counties: Cowlitz | Clark | Wahkiakum

Resources

Cemeteries

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Columbia County, Oregon Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Columbia County:

  • Apiary Cemetery
  • Bayview Memorial Cemetery
  • Bethany Memorial Cemetery
  • Cedar Hill Cemetery (Bryant Cemetery)
  • Columbia Memorial Gardens
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Fishhawk Cemetery
  • Green Mountain Cemetery
  • Hudson Cemetery
  • Kinder Cemetery
  • Knights of Pythias Cemetery
  • Kobel Cemetery
  • Maplewood Cemetery
  • Mayger Cemetery
  • Mist Cemetery
  • Murray Hill Cemetery
  • Neer City Cemetery
  • North Cemetery of Clear Creek
  • Old Yankton Cemetery (Yankton Union Cemetery)
  • Saint Helens Pioneer Masonic Cemetery (German Hill Cemetery)
  • Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church Cemetery
  • Shiloh Basin Cemetery (Jones Family Cemetery)
  • Stewart Creek Cemetery
  • Vernonia Memorial Cemetery
  • Vernonia Pioneer Cemetery
  • Welter Family Cemetery
  • Whittig Cemetery
  • Woodbine Cemetery
  • Yankton Hillcrest Cemetery
Links

Census

Territorial and State Census Records (Extant)
  • 1845 (as part of Tuality County, aka Twality or Twalitain)
  • 1849 (as part of Tuality County, aka Twality or Twalitain)
  • 1853 (as part of Washington County)
  • 1865
Federal Census Records (Extant)
  • 1850
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Wiki articles describing land records online are found at Oregon, Columbia County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Columbia County, Oregon page 572, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
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