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Columbia County Washington
Genealogy and History


Welcome to Columbia County

This website is part of the Genealogy Trails family. Our Group's goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers. Please consider sharing your research information so that we can continue to build websites that will remain helpful resources for the researchers of families of Washington's history.

I am Brenda (Bell) Dahmen your host for Columbia County. I am third generation born and raised in Columbia County.

I look forward to any questions and information that you have to share. Please feel free to contact me at jobrdah@hotmail.com


 All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.

Columbia County was created out of Walla Walla County on November 11, 1875
 It is named after the Columbia River.
The county seat is at Dayton, which is also the county's largest city.

Columbia county map
Cities, Towns and CDP's
* Dayton * Starbuck, * Huntsville

Other Communities
* Alto * Turner * Marengo * Covello * Whetstone * Delany * Grange City * Jackson * Relief * Menoken * Longs * Perry * Gross

Our Online Data

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
July 2014:  marriage announcement for FLEENER-SAXON; Birth Announcement for GOODMAN; Crime news for CUMMINS and MCPHERSON

Previous Updates


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Surrounding Counties:
* Whitman County, Washington - north
Garfield County, Washington - east
Wallowa County, Oregon - southeast
Umatilla County, Oregon - southwest
Walla Walla County, Washington - west
Franklin County, Washington - northwest

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