Here are the results of my research for cities named after Christopher Columbus.
?Columbus, the largest city in Ohio, is the state capital and the seat
of Franklin County. It is located in central Ohio on the Scioto
?The state capital was laid out nearby in 1812 and named after
Christopher Columbus. It became the capital in 1816.?
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Columbia, South Carolina
Christopher Columbus Facts
?Americans remember Columbus in many ways. Places are named for him,
such as the District of Columbia; Columbus, Ohio; and Columbia, South
Carolina. Columbia is a nickname for the United States in several
songs. Columbia University is named for Columbus. Hundreds of schools
are named for him. There is a famous statue of Columbus at Columbus
Circle in New York.?
South Carolina State Capital: Columbia (named after Christopher Columbus)
Columbus, Georgia ? Columbus, Mississippi ? Columbus, Indiana
?We all know who Christopher Columbus was. He's viewed as the
discoverer of America. There are statutes of Christopher Columbus that
dot the American landscape. His portrait has been on postage stamps.
Cities have been named after him, Columbus, Ohio, Columbus, Georgia,
Mississippi, Indiana, et cetera. We have a federal holiday when we're
to celebrate Christopher Columbus' birthday.?
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?Columbus (Georgia) is a city in western Georgia, a consolidated
jurisdiction with Muscogee County. (..)The community, named for
Christopher Columbus, was established by an act of the Georgia state
legislature in 1828.?
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?Columbus, city, seat of Bartholomew County, central Indiana, on the
White and Flat Rock rivers; incorporated as a city 1864. (..) The
city was platted in 1821 as the county seat and is named for
?Columbus, city, seat of Lowndes County, eastern Mississippi, on the
Tombigbee River, near the Alabama line; settled 1817, incorporated as
a city 1884. (..) The city is named for Christopher Columbus.?
Several cities across the nation are named Columbus or Columbia in
honor of Christopher Columbus.
?The first monument for Columbus was erected on the occasion of the
300th anniversary of the discovery, in 1792, in Baltimore, Md. In the
same time there was a serious movement afoot to rename the United
States of America "Columbia." That goal was not achieved, but the
capital district was given the name District of Columbia, and several
cities across the United States were named Columbus or Columbia.?
From the Wikipedia Encyclopedia:
?Columbia is a name used in the English language for the many things
and places. The name is dervived from that of Christopher Columbus.?
Columbia, New Jersey
Columbia, New York
Columbia, North Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia City, Indiana
Columbia County, Arkansas
Columbia County, New York
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
Columbia Station, Ohio
Columbia Township, Michigan
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