Welcome to Columbia County, Oregon

Part of the Genealogy Trails family

Website updated with new data October 18, 2015

Photo courtesy of Gary
                                      Halvorson, Oregon State Archives
Columbia County is available for adoption!

Please email me if you have something to add to this site!  As you can see this county is looking for someone to adopt it and spend some time making it look nice and fill it with helpful information for the researchers searching in the area! Please check out the volunteer page to find out what it takes to be a host and while you are looking around why don't you join the mailing list for the Pacific Coast States!

We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for folks.
All data we come across will be added to this site. We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.

Autograph Book




Death Notices & Obits








"Columbia County, was created in 1854 from the northern half of Washington County. Milton served as the county seat until 1857 when it was moved to St. Helens."  Wikipedia

Surrounding Counties
Clatsop Multnomah Washington

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*Photo courtesy of Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives