Columbus, NC offers scenic beauty and a tranquil small town feel. Nestled at the base of White Oak Mountain, Columbus, NC is the County Seat of Polk County. Enjoy the area’s heritage at the Polk County Historical Museum or visit the beautifully restored historic Polk County Courthouse. Take a stroll through Columbus and visit the quaint shops and restaurants, take a pause to remember our country’s heroes at Veterans Park. There is always something happening in Columbus-from our traditional Christmas Parade to the Fabulous 4th!