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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Columbia County'' [[Image:Or-columbia.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Columbia County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > Columbia County'' [[Image:Or-columbia.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[[Image:Or-columbia-ch.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Columbia County Courthouse, 1906]] [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]] [http://www.co.columbia.or.us/ http://www.co.columbia.or.us/]<br>230 Strand Street<br>St. Helens, OR 97051  
  
 
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
 
=== Records Held at the Courthouse  ===
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== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
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{{Wikipedia|Columbia County, Oregon}}
[[Image:ColyerColumbia76.jpg|thumb|center|609px|Columbia River, Cascade Mountains, Oregon (1876) by Vincent Colyer (oil on canvas). Beacon Rock is visible on the left.]]  
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[[Image:ColyerColumbia76.jpg|thumb|center|609px]]  
  
 
Named for the Columbia River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries.  
 
Named for the Columbia River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries.  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_County,_Oregon Wikipedia]
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== Cities  =====
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[[Apiary, Oregon|Apiary]] | [[Goble, Oregon|Goble]] | [[Mist, Oregon|Mist]] | [[Pittsburg, Oregon|Pittsburg]] | [[Riverside, Columbia County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Warren, Oregon|Warren]]
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[[Apiary, Oregon|Apiary]] | [[Goble, Oregon|Goble]] | [[Mist, Oregon|Mist]] | [[Pittsburg, Oregon|Pittsburg]] | [[Riverside, Columbia County, Oregon|Riverside]] | [[Warren, Oregon|Warren]]  
  
 
=== 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  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Census  ====
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=== Census  ===
  
 
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==== Church History and Records<br> ====
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=== Church History and Records  ===
 
 
==== Court ====
 
 
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History===
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Military ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/columbia/ The Columbia County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]], a state project affiliated with [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.oregongenealogy.com/columbia/ The Columbia County GenWeb Project] part of [[ORGenWeb|The ORGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OR/Columbia/ Linkpendium]]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Columbia County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Columbia County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Columbia County (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/or/columbia/columbiatoc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Columbia County (backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207085&subject_disp=Oregon%2C+Columbia&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Columbia County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207085 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Columbia County
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 19:16, 21 June 2010

United States > Oregon > Columbia County

County Courthouse

Or-columbia-ch.jpg
http://www.co.columbia.or.us/
230 Strand Street
St. Helens, OR 97051

Records Held at the Courthouse

  • Record Loss:

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Columbia County, Oregon
ColyerColumbia76.jpg

Named for the Columbia River, which forms the northern and eastern boundaries.

Parent County

16 January 1854: from Washington County. [1]

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

Census

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].