Columbia County, Oregon Genealogy

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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:

Quick 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.

Wikipedia

Parent County

16 January 1854: from Washington County. [1]

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