Columbia City, Whitley County, Indiana

Columbia City: County seat in Indiana


Columbia City is a city located in the county of Whitley in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,750 and a population density of 617 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 9,234 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Columbia City

Population : 9,234 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Whitley County
Postal code : 46725
Phone Area Codes : 260
Area : 14.17 km2
Altitude : 860 feet / 262 meters
Capital city : Columbia City is capital of Whitley County
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 02:29:16 (6th December 2022)
Density : 651 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.24% (2010-2019)
Columbia City locator map
Location of Columbia City on Indiana map.
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Columbia City is located at 41°9'26"N 85°29'18"W (41.1572700, -85.4883100).

Columbia City map


The population of Columbia City increased by 5.24% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,750 - census
2011 8,866 1.31% estimation process
2012 8,863 -0.03% estimation process
2013 8,842 -0.24% estimation process
2014 8,879 0.42% estimation process
2015 8,908 0.33% estimation process
2016 8,913 0.06% estimation process
2017 9,065 1.68% estimation process
2018 9,179 1.24% estimation process
2019 9,234 0.6% estimation process

Columbia City zip code is 46725. County name: Whitley, County fips: 18183

Columbia, Columbia City

People born in Columbia City (10)

People born in Columbia City, including politician Ralph F. Gates, classical and medieval Latin scholar Charles H. Beeson, Marine Corps general Keller E. Rockey, .


  • Leigh S. J. Hunt (Businessman and university administrator) he was born in 01/08/1855
  • Merritte W. Ireland (United States general) he was born in 31/05/1867
  • Dave Herman (American martial artist) he was born in 03/10/1984
  • Oral Swigart (American naval officer and wrestler) he was born in 09/10/1897
  • Jim Banks (American politician) he was born in 16/07/1979
  • Hannah Schaefer she was born in 02/06/1996
  • Crede Calhoun (American journalist) he was born in 25/04/1885

Schools in Columbia City

College & universities near Columbia City, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151458 International Business College-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46804-7145

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Columbia City, IN

Code Name Address Type
WTI Waterloo Lincoln and Center Street RAIL
EKH Elkhart station 131 Tyler Avenue RAIL
BYN Bryan Page and Lynn Street RAIL
SOB South Bend station 2702 West Washington Avenue RAIL
NLS Niles station 598 Dey St. RAIL

Post offices near Columbia City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Columbia City Post Office Columbia City (IN) 46725

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Whitley County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Whitley County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Churubusco 1,999 Town in Indiana, United States
South Whitley 1,745 City in Whitley County, Indiana, United States of America
Etna 1,505 Unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana
Tri-Lakes 1,421 Unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana
Larwill 288 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Columbia City distances to largest Indiana cities