Columbia County is located in North Central Florida bordering Georgia and Hamilton, Suwannee, Gilchrist, Alachua, Union and Baker Counties.
Columbia County was established in 1832 from St. Johns County and was named in honor of Christopher Columbus. The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto founded a large village on the site of present-day Lake City.
Region: North Central Region
Metro Area: Lake City Florida Micropolitan Area
County Seat: Lake City
Localities in Columbia County, FL