Columbia County Pennsylvania
Genealogy and History
Columbia County was created on March 22, 1813 from part of Northumberland County and named for Columbia, a poetic
name that alludes to Christopher Columbus. Bloomsburg, the county seat since November 30, 1847, was incorporated
as a town on March 4, 1870, and is the only incorporated town in the state. Its name comes from Bloom Township,
which was named for Samuel Bloom, a commissioner of Northumberland County.
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