Columbus Muscogee County, Georgia

Columbus: Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States

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About

Columbus is a city located in the county of Muscogee in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 189,885. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 195,769 inhabitants.

The city was created 193 years ago in 1827.

Geography

Columbus is located at 32°27'40"N 84°59'16"W (32.4609800, -84.9877100). It has 2 neighbors: Opelika and Macon.

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Columbus Georgia skyline.

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Columbus Quick Facts

Population : 195,769 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Muscogee County
Twitter username : colcongov
Postal code : 31997–31999, 31820, 31993–31994, 31829, 31900–31909, 31914, 31917
Area : 572000000 km2
Official name : Columbus
Named for : Christopher Columbus
Altitude : 797 feet / 243 meters
Capital city : Columbus is capital of Muscogee County
Establishment : January 01, 1828 (193 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 22:50:28 (14th May 2021)
Population growth : 3.01% (2010-2019)

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Columbus has 2 neighbors .

  • Opelika city in Alabama
  • Macon consolidated city-county in Bibb County, Georgia, United States of America

Demographics

The population of Columbus increased by 3.01% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 189,885 - census
2011 195,271 2.76% estimation process
2012 198,965 1.86% estimation process
2013 203,225 2.1% estimation process
2014 200,563 -1.33% estimation process
2015 198,702 -0.94% estimation process
2016 196,219 -1.27% estimation process
2017 193,836 -1.23% estimation process
2018 194,169 0.17% estimation process
2019 195,769 0.82% estimation process

Columbus zip code is 31901. County name: Muscogee, County fips: 13215

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People born in Columbus (200)

People born in Columbus, including racecar champion Mauri Rose, writer Carson McCullers, athletics competitor Hyleas Fountain, you can see a list of people who born in Columbus.

Schools

College & universities near Columbus

Code Name City ZIP
139357 Columbus Technical College Columbus (GA) 31904-6572
458441 Platt College-Miller-Motte Technical-Columbus Columbus (GA) 31907
101028 Chattahoochee Valley Community College Phenix City (AL) 36869
139366 Columbus State University Columbus (GA) 31907-5645
419235 Rivertown School of Beauty Barber Skin Care and Nails Columbus (GA) 31904

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