Columbia , Richland County, South Carolina

Capital of South Carolina, United States

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Location of Columbia, SC on South Carolina map.


Columbia is a city located in the county of Richland in the U.S. state of South Carolina. In the 2010 census it had a population of 129,272 inhabitants. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 131,674 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1786.

Columbia has a total area of 134,900,014.45 square miles (349389396 km2).

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Columbia, SC Quick Facts

Population : 131,674 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina
County : Richland County
Different from : Colombia
Postal code : 29201, 29203-6, 29209-10, 29212, 29223, 29225, 29229
Phone Area Codes : 803
Area : 349389396 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.05%
Land as percent of area : 97.95%
Named for : Christopher Columbus
Altitude : 292 feet / 89 meters
Capital city : Columbia is capital of Republic of South Carolina
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:52:39 (16th April 2021)
Zip Code : 29201
Population growth : 1.82% (2010-2019)

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Year Population Method
2010 129,272 census
2011 131,302 estimation process
2012 131,761 estimation process
2013 131,527 estimation process
2014 131,781 estimation process
2015 133,616 estimation process
2016 134,129 estimation process
2017 134,005 estimation process
2018 132,770 estimation process
2019 131,674 estimation process

The population of Columbia increased by 1.82% in 9 years.

Columbia, SC zip code is 29201. County name: Richland, County fips: 45079

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Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Columbia, SC

Code Name Address Type
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
DNK Denmark 200 West Baruch Street RAIL
KTR Kingstree 101 East Main St. RAIL

Other cities in Richland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Richland County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Blythewood 4,150 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America
Arcadia Lakes 874 Human settlement in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America
Eastover 841 Human settlement in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Columbia, SC distances to biggest South Carolina cities

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