I'm the temporary Hostess, Jan Bony. This site has undergone a complete overhaul, and many new data sets have been added, espically in the Oregon History section. Columbia Co. GenWeb is part of the ORGenWeb & USGenWeb Projects. If you would be interested in adopting this county, please contact me.


old Quincy School

Columbia County, named for the Columbia River, was created in 1854 from the northern half of Washington County. It covers 646 square miles and is bounded on the north and east by the Columbia River, on the west by Clatsop County, and on the south by Washington and Multnomah Counties. Columbia County was the 16th county created in Oregon and... more

The old Quincy School was built in 1925. (Photo No. colDA0057a) Photographer citation: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives

Whats New in Columbia County

13 November, 2014 Added SiteMap to the bottom of this page.

30 October, 2014 Added PDF's of Oregon History Books

28 October, 2014 Added information about incorporated and unincorporated cities and communities click HERE for more information.

23 October, 2014 New look for our web site. I'm hoping this will make it easier to find links and information for your roots search.

Neighboring Counties

Clatsop Co. Oregon (west) Washington Co. Oregon (south) Multnomah Co. Oregon (southeast) Clark Co. Washington (east) Cowlitz Co. Washington (east, north) Wahkiakum Co. Washington (northwest)


Many thanks to Judy White, prior coordinators and volunteers for keeping this site going. If you have materials you would like to share here, please contact me


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