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

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

  • Created 16 January 1854 from Washington County.

Boundary Changes

  • No parts were taken to create any county.

Records Held at the Courthouse

Record Loss

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 | Washington | Washington counties: Cowlitz | Clark | Wahkiakum

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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