Columbia: Borough in western Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Columbia is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,400 and a population density of 4,298 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,295 inhabitants.
The city was created 235 years ago in 1787.
Quick Facts about Columbia
|Population :||10,295 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Pennsylvania (United States)|
|County :||Lancaster County|
|Postal code :||17512|
|Area :||2.42 km2|
|Altitude :||1,184 feet / 361 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1788 (235 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/New_York|
|Local time :||02:15:36 (1st December 2023)|
|Density :||4,254 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-1.02% (2010-2020)|
Columbia is located at 40°2'1"N 76°30'16"W (40.0337100, -76.5044100).
- Official Website
Official website of Columbia
According to census records, the population of Columbia decreased by 1.02% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Columbia
1 Turkey Hill Experience
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2 Chickies Rock County Park
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3 Columbia Crossing River Trails Center
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4 Columbia River Park
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5 National Watch and Clock Museum
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People born in Columbia (15)
- John Knox MacArthur (American flying ace) he was born in 14/01/1891
- Stephen Atkins Swails (Union Army officer) he was born in 23/02/1832
- Suzanne Westenhoefer (American comedian) she was born in 31/03/1961
- Thomas Welsh (Union United States Army general) he was born in 05/05/1824
- Mary Reeser (Suspected victim of spontaneous human combustion) she was born in 08/03/1884
- Augustus High (American politician) he was born in 07/09/1844
- Florence Hinkle (American operatic soprano) she was born in 22/06/1885
- Blanton C Welsh (Welsh, Blanton C; class of 1882) he was born in 02/06/1860
- Lilian Welsh (American physician, educator, and suffragist) she was born in 06/03/1858
- William Houston Greene (American physician, chemist, and educator) he was born in 30/12/1853
- Samuel Bigler (American weightlifter) he was born in 20/01/1947
- James D. Layng (American railroad official) he was born in 30/08/1833
Schools in Columbia
College & universities near Columbia, PA
|212276||Empire Beauty School-Lancaster||Lancaster (PA)||17603|
Amtrak & bus stations near Columbia, PA
|MJY||Mount Joy||East Henry St. and North Market St.||RAIL|
|ELT||Elizabethtown station||South Wilson Avenue at West High Street||RAIL|
|LNC||Lancaster station||53 McGovern Avenue||RAIL|
|MID||Middletown||Union Street and Mill Street||RAIL|
|HAR||Harrisburg Transportation Center||4th and Chestnut Streets||RAIL|
Post offices near Columbia
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Columbia Post Office||Columbia (PA)||17512|
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- Columbia , South Carolina The most populous city in South Carolina. It is located on the Congaree River in central South Carolina. Columbia is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the University of South Carolina and the South Carolina State Museum. with a population of 132,130 people.
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Other cities in Lancaster County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lancaster County , PA. (more)
|Hempfield||40,558||A township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.|
|Lancaster||17,106||City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States|
|West Lampeter||15,983||Township of Pennsylvania|
|Ephrata||13,801||City of the state Washington, United States|
|Elizabethtown||11,494||Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|Lititz||10,022||Borough in northern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|Conewago||8,536||Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|Millersville||8,289||City in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Mount Joy||8,071||Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|Willow Street||7,578||Census designated place|
|Clay||6,939||Census-designated place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|East Earl||6,899||Township in northeastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|Leacock||5,783||Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
|Union||5,661||Township in southeastern Union County, Pennsylvania|
|New Holland||5,547||Borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Pequea||5,448||Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania|
Distance to Other Cities
Columbia distances to largest Pennsylvania cities