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Columbia County Wisconsin
Genealogy Trails Website

Our 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

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Happy Trails to you on your quest for your ancestors.

Columbia County was created in 1846
Fort Winnebago
Fort Winnebago, Portage, WI

 Portage (county seat)
 Columbus (partly in Dodge County)
 Wisconsin Dells (partly in Adams County, Juneau County, and Sauk County)

Arlington * Cambria * Doylestown * Fall River * Friesland * Pardeeville * Poynette *
Randolph (mostly in Dodge County) * Rio * Wyocena *

Arlington * Caledonia * Columbus * Courtland * Dekorra * Fort Winnebago * Fountain Prairie * Hampden * Leeds * Lewiston *
Lodi * Lowville * Marcellon * Newport * Otsego * Pacific * Randolph * Scott * Springvale * West Point * Wyocena *

Census-designated places
 Lake Wisconsin (partial)

Unincorporated communities
Anacker * Belle Fountain * Dekorra * Durwards Glen * East Friesland * Englewood * Harmony Grove * Ingle * Keyeser *
Leeds * Leeds Center * Lewiston * Lowville * Marcellon * North Leeds * Okee * Otsego

Ghost town
 Moe Settlement




Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Military Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sept 2017:  SCOTT Family Bible
May 2017:  Biographies from The History of Columbia County, 1880; obits for LYON, AYER, CHLUP.  Sicklist news for TORGERSON.  Gossip news for GORDON



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Adjacent Counties
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Juneau County * Adams County
Marquette County * Green Lake County
Dodge County *

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