Columbia County, PA


COLUMBIA COUNTY, situated in the central part of Pennsylvania, and traversed by the east branch of Susquehanna river. Area, 700 square miles. Face of the country mountainous and hilly, with much excellent soil. Seat of justice, Danville. Pop. in 1830, 20,049; In 1840, 24,267; in 1850, 17,710. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Bloomsburg, PA City or Town
    Catawissa, PA City or Town
    Danville, PA City or Town
    Fishing Creek Township, PA City or Town
    Rohrsburg, PA City or Town
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