Columbia Richland County, South Carolina

Columbia: Capital of South Carolina, United States

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Location of Columbia on South Carolina map.

About

Columbia is a city located in the county of Richland in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 129,272. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 132,130 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1786.

Fall skyline of Columbia SC from Arsenal Hill image
Fall skyline of Columbia SC from Arsenal Hill
Fall skyline of Columbia SC from Arsenal Hill image

Geography

Columbia is located at 34°0'3"N 81°2'5"W (34.0007100, -81.0348100).

Columbia map

Weather

Columbia forecast: A chance of rain showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 2 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Columbia Quick Facts

Population : 132,130 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Richland County
Different from : Colombia
Postal code : 29201, 29203-6, 29209-10, 29212, 29223, 29225, 29229
Phone Area Codes : 803
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, South Carolina
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:24:30 (16th September 2021)
Population growth : 2.16% (2010-2020)
Weather : 84℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

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Demographics

The population of Columbia increased by 2.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 129,272 - census
2011 131,302 1.55% estimation process
2012 131,761 0.35% estimation process
2013 131,527 -0.18% estimation process
2014 131,781 0.19% estimation process
2015 133,616 1.37% estimation process
2016 134,129 0.38% estimation process
2017 134,005 -0.09% estimation process
2018 132,770 -0.93% estimation process
2019 131,674 -0.83% estimation process
2020 132,130 0.35% estimation process

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

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Local Places in Columbia

1 Columbia City Hall
Rating: 4.2 (22)

Address: 1737 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201 ➦ Show Map

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Columbia City Hall
2 Forest Acres City Hall
Rating: 1.5 (2)

Address: 5209 N Trenholm Rd, Columbia, SC 29206 ➦ Show Map

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3 Columbia City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: Laurel St, Columbia, SC 29201 ➦ Show Map

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Schools in Columbia

College & universities near Columbia, SC

Code Name City ZIP
491923 Southeastern Esthetics Institute Columbia (SC) 29201-0000
467863 Paul Mitchell the School-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29201-3126
218663 University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia (SC) 29208
217721 Benedict College Columbia (SC) 29204-1086
217624 Allen University Columbia (SC) 29204

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

Post offices near Columbia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Capitol Post Office Columbia (SC) 29201
Columbia Post Office Columbia (SC) 29201
Five Poin Post Office Columbia (SC) 29205
Eau Clair Post Office Columbia (SC) 29203
Edgewood Post Office Columbia (SC) 29204

Other places with the same name (16)

Other cities in Richland County

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

City Name Population Title
Dentsville 14,062 Census-designated place in Richland County, South Carolina
Forest Acres 10,615 City in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America
Woodfield 9,303 Census-designated place in Richland County, South Carolina
Blythewood 4,531 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America
Arcadia Lakes 874 Human settlement in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America
Eastover 850 Human settlement in Richland County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Columbia distances to largest South Carolina cities