Columbus , Franklin County, Ohio

Capital city of Ohio, United States

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Columbus is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Ohio. In the 2010 census it had a population of 770,122 inhabitants and a population density of 1,325 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 879,279 inhabitants.

The city was created 209 years ago in 1811.

The city has a total area of 224.34 square miles (581.03 km2).

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Columbus, OH Quick Facts

Population : 879,279 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio
County : Franklin County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 43085
Phone Area Codes : 614
Area : 581.03 km2
Official name : Columbus
Named for : Christopher Columbus
Official language : English
Altitude : 902 feet / 275 meters
Capital city : Columbus is capital of Ohio
Establishment : January 01, 1812 (209 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 11:12:18 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 43085
Density : 1,513 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 12.41% (2010-2019)

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Columbus, OH has 18 neighbors .

Year Population Method
1990 632,910 census
2010 770,122 census
2011 783,270 estimation process
2012 795,258 estimation process
2013 810,064 estimation process
2014 823,631 estimation process
2015 836,661 estimation process
2016 848,309 estimation process
2017 862,874 estimation process
2018 871,793 estimation process
2019 879,279 estimation process

The population of Columbus increased by 12.41% in 9 years.

Columbus, OH zip code is 43085. County name: Franklin, County fips: 39049

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People born in Columbus, OH (200)

Many people were born here, including cartoonist, author, journalist, playwright James Thurber, murder victim Isaac N. Ebey, painter George Bellows, you can see a list of people who born in Columbus, OH.

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , OH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Grove City 41,820 City in Ohio
Reynoldsburg 38,327 City in Ohio
Hilliard 36,534 City in Ohio
Gahanna 35,483 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
Westerville 32,287 City in Ohio
Truro 28,771 Township in Franklin County, Ohio
Whitehall 18,926 Road in the City of Westminster, in central London
Bexley 13,770 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
New Albany 10,933 City in Ohio
Coventry 10,920 Township in Summit County, Ohio
Canal Winchester 8,818 Town near Columbus, Ohio
Grandview Heights 8,333 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
Cross Creek 7,779 Township in Jefferson County, Ohio
Groveport 5,621 City in Ohio
Obetz 5,196 City in Franklin County, Ohio, United States of America
Rush Creek 4,053 Township in Fairfield County, Ohio

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Columbus, OH distances to biggest Ohio cities

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