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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
  
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Clatskanie | Columbia City | Prescott | Rainier | St. Helens | Scappoose | Vernonia  
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*Clatskanie
 
*Columbia City
 
 
 
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*Prescott
 
*Rainier
 
 
 
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*St. Helens  
 
*Scappoose
 
 
 
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*Vernonia
 
 
 
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===== Communities  =====
  
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Apiary | Goble | Mist | Pittsburg | Riverside | Warren  
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*Goble
 
 
 
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*Mist
 
*Pittsburg
 
 
 
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*Riverside
 
 
 
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*Warren
 
 
 
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Clatsop County, Oregon|Clatsop]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Tillamook_County,_Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]]
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[[Clatsop County, Oregon|Clatsop]] | [[Multnomah County, Oregon|Multnomah]] | [[Tillamook County, Oregon|Tillamook]] | [[Washington County, Oregon|Washington]] | '''Washington '''counties: [[Cowlitz County, Washington|Cowlitz]] | [[Clark County, Washington|Clark]] | [[Wahkiakum County, Washington|Wahkiakum]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 05:43, 19 January 2009

United States > Oregon > Columbia County
File:Or-columbia.png
showing location of Columbia County

County Courthouse

Columbia County Courthouse, 1906
230 Strand Street
St. Helens, OR 97051

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

History

Columbia River, Cascade Mountains, Oregon (1876) by Vincent Colyer (oil on canvas). Beacon Rock is visible on the left.
  • Named for the Columbia River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

  • No parts were taken to create any county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

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

Communities

Apiary | Goble | Mist | Pittsburg | Riverside | Warren

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1856
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church History and Records

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).