Columbia County, Arkansas
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Columbia County

COLUMBIA lies in the extreme southern portion of the State; In 1872, the population was 11,397.

Magnolia is the county site. Timber, holly, beech, pine and oak; land level, with some ridges; soil rich, producing fine crops of cotton.
The Shreveport, Little Rock and Memphis railroad will run through this county.
[Source: Henry, James P.; Resources of the state of Arkansas..." Little Rock, Ark.: Price & McClure, 1872]


The county was formed on December 17, 1852, and was, in all likelihood, named for Christopher Columbus.
The county seat is Magnolia.
Columbia County is in South Arkansas. Along with Union County, it is home to the largest Bromine reserve in the United States.

Dorcheat Bayou flows through Columbia County from its origin in Nevada County southward into Webster Parish, Louisiana, before emptying into Lake Bistineau.  [Source:  wikipedia]

City
Magnolia

Towns
Emerson ~ McNeil ~ Taylor ~ Waldo

Unincorporated Communities
Atlanta ~ Big Creek ~ Brister ~ Bussey ~ Calhoun ~ Jefferson ~ Lamartine ~ Plainfield ~ Village ~ Walkerville ~ Welcome


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Columbia County Data

 

Birth Records

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

Family Bibles and Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Nov 2017:  Now Mobile Friendly!   County Description and Organization.  marriage announcements for YOUNG-CHESTER, HOOKS, SLATTER.  Gossip news for MURPHY, NELSON, MERRIT, BURTON, MILNER, MASHAW, MCGEE, MATTHEWS, ALLEN.  Fire news.  Bio for REEVES, PEMBERTON
 

 

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Surrounding Counties
Nevada County (north)
Ouachita County (northeast)
Union County (east)
Claiborne Parish, LA (southeast)
Webster Parish, LA (south)
Lafayette County (west)

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