Columbia Falls is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 476 at the 2020 census.It derives its name from the Class I-III Rapids on the Pleasant River (Pleasant Bay) that flow through the town. Columbia Falls and its Washington County neighbor Columbia, Maine were once the same town. However in 1863 Columbia Falls formed its own town.In 2023 the community gained national attention after a proposal to build the world's tallest flagpole (1,461 feet (445 meters) high -- taller than the Empire State Building) in a $1 billion project that includes a 4,000 seat auditorium in dubbed the Flagpole of Freedom Park. The project has been proposed by local Morrill Worcester whose company Worcester Wreath Co. which expanded to Wreaths Across America and donates more than 1 million wreaths to military cemeteries and gravesites around the world.HistoryThe town began as Township 13 SD, BPP, which was joined together with Township 12 by the Massachuset
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