Margaret L. Buckley Genealogy Room

Columbus-Lowndes Public Library

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Mona K. Vance

Bettye Brown
Local History Assistant


Columbus-Lowndes Library
314 North Seventh Street Columbus, Ms 39701


Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday: 9am to 6pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 4pm
Saturdays by announcement
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Margaret L. Buckley Genealogy Room

In 1981, the Library recieved a donation from Dr. George Buckley in memory of his wife, Margaret L. Buckley. Included were numerous genealogy and reference materials.

Since then, resources have grown to include computer databases, records from various southern states, and other materials such as:



  • HeritageQuest Online Database


  • Census records as early as 1790

  • Microfilm reels of local newspapers,
    census records, and court documents


  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (Microfilm Format)