Place:Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Columbia County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,295. Its county seat is Bloomsburg.

Columbia County was created on March 22, 1813, from part of Northumberland County and named for Columbia, a poetic name for the United States that alludes to Christopher Columbus.

The county is part of the Bloomsburg–Berwick micropolitan statistical area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1813 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1813 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1813 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 17,621
1830 20,059
1840 24,267
1850 17,710
1860 25,065
1870 28,766
1880 32,409
1890 36,832
1900 39,896
1910 48,467
1920 48,349
1930 48,803
1940 51,413
1950 53,460
1960 53,489
1970 55,114
1980 61,967
1990 63,202

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Columbia County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.columbiapa.org/


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