Place:Columbus, North Carolina, United States

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Columbus County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 58,098. Its county seat is Whiteville.

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History

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The county was formed in 1808 from parts of Bladen County and Brunswick County. It was named for Christopher Columbus.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1802 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1817 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 3,022
1820 3,912
1830 4,141
1840 3,941
1850 5,909
1860 8,597
1870 8,474
1880 14,439
1890 17,856
1900 21,274
1910 28,020
1920 30,124
1930 37,720
1940 45,663
1950 50,621
1960 48,973
1970 46,937
1980 51,037
1990 49,587

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External links

www.columbusco.org


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