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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 196,442 inhabitants.

The city was created 193 years ago in 1827.

Columbus Georgia skyline. image
Columbus Georgia skyline.
Columbus Georgia skyline. image

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 Quick Facts

Population : 196,442 (2020)
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 : 17:30:12 (23rd September 2021)
Population growth : 3.34% (2010-2020)

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Columbus has 2 neighbours.

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

Demographics

The population of Columbus increased by 3.34% in 10 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
2020 196,442 0.34% estimation process

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

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Local Places in Columbus

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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.

  • Augusta Jane Evans (American novelist (1835–1909)) she was born in 08/05/1835
  • Bebo Norman (American musician) he was born in 29/05/1973
  • George Foster Peabody (banker and philanthropist) he was born in 27/07/1852
  • Sherrilyn Kenyon (American novelist) she was born in 11/12/1965
  • Robert Cray (American blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 01/08/1953
  • Carlton Gary (American serial killer) he was born in 15/12/1952
  • Nolan Gould (American actor) he was born in 28/10/2000
  • Fred Wesley (American jazz trombonist) he was born in 04/07/1943
  • James T. Elliott (United State Representative from Arkansas, during Reconstruction (1823-1875)) he was born in 22/04/1823
  • Arnetia Walker (American actress) she was born in 01/01/1956
  • David M. Walker (American astronaut) he was born in 20/05/1944
  • Ash Brannon (American film director and animator) he was born in 19/07/1969
  • Marty Jannetty (American professional wrestler) he was born in 03/02/1960
  • Dallas Austin (American musician, songwriter, record producer, and film producer) he was born in 29/12/1970
  • Justin Guarini (American musician) he was born in 28/10/1978
  • Danny Whitten (American guitarist) he was born in 08/05/1943
  • Joe (American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer) he was born in 05/07/1973
  • Diane Creech she was born in 04/02/1963

Schools in Columbus

College & universities near Columbus, GA

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

Post offices near Columbus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Columbu Post Office Columbus (GA) 31901
Phenix City Post Office Phenix City (AL) 36867
Wynnton Post Office Columbus (GA) 31906
Beallwood Post Office Columbus (GA) 31904
Lindsey Creek Post Office Columbus (GA) 31907

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  • Columbus , Indiana city in Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States with a population of 48,445 people.
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  • Columbus , Minnesota city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 4,211 people.
  • Columbus , Michigan township in St. Clair County, Michigan with a population of 4,038 people.
  • Columbus , Texas city in Colorado County, Texas, United States with a population of 3,699 people.
  • Columbus , Kansas city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States with a population of 3,006 people.
  • Columbus , Nebraska city in Platte County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 2,923 people.
  • Columbus , Montana town in Stillwater County, Montana, United States with a population of 2,117 people.
  • Columbus , Pennsylvania census-designated place in Warren County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,899 people.
  • Columbus , New Mexico village in Luna County, New Mexico, United States with a population of 1,622 people.
  • Columbus , North Carolina town in Polk County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 1,007 people.
  • Columbus , New York town in Chenango County, New York, United States with a population of 922 people.
  • Columbus , Wisconsin city in Columbia and Dodge counties in Wisconsin, United States with a population of 652 people.
  • Columbus , Kentucky city in Hickman County, Kentucky, United States with a population of 150 people.
  • Columbus , North Dakota city in Burke County, North Dakota, United States with a population of 139 people.
  • Columbus , Illinois village in Adams County, Illinois, United States with a population of 96 people.

Distance to Other Cities

Columbus distances to largest Georgia cities