My name is Mary Ann Hetrick; I am your new County Coordinator. I am the person who is responsible for providing you with the tools you will need to search for your roots in Columbiana County.
These Pages are being revised, please update your bookmarks! Some of the pages may not be available during the rework.
I wish to thank the previous County Cooridnator - Peggy Tebbetts for all her time and hard work.
I hope to be able to add more resources to the pages of Columbiana County soon, so check back often. I don't live in Columbiana County, I can't do lookups, but I will add what I have as time permits.
If you find anything wrong with any of the pages on this site please don't hesitate to let me know. If you have any new ideas of what you would like to see on this site you can also contact me:
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I need you to help to make this a better site! Please volunteer for lookups, or donate source materials. Donations of
photographs, historical articles, family biographies, school and class pictures for the Columbiana County website are
always welcome. If you have anything to share - please consider letting us post it online. It is a great way to meet
other researchers and share our wonderful heritage.
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Columbiana County was created on March 25, 1803 from Jefferson and Washington Counties . This county was named for the European explorer of the Americas Christopher Columbus. The Columbiana County Seat is located in Lisbon
Since Columbiana County was erected its territory has been reduced at three separate times: by the formation of Stark County on the west, in 1808; Carroll County on the south, in 1832; Mahoning County on the north, in 1845.
Columbiana County has a total area of 534 square miles, and is composed of 18 townships: Butler, Center, Elkrun, Fairfield, Franklin, Hanover, Knox, Liverpool, Madison, Middleton, Perry, Salem, St. Clair, Unity, Washington, Wayne, West, Yellow Creek.
Earliest Available Dates of Vital Records
Columbiana County's Neighbors
- Mahoning County - North
- Lawrence Co. PA - Northeast
- Beaver Co. PA - East
- Hancock Co. WV - Southeast
- Jefferson County - South
- Carroll County - Southwest
- Stark County - West
Columbiana County Message Boards
Columbiana County Mailing list
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