Columbus, North Carolina

Columbus: Town in Polk County, North Carolina, United States

About

Columbus is a town located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 999 and a population density of 108 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,007 inhabitants.

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Location of Columbus on North Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Columbus

Population : 1,007 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Polk County
Different from : Columbus County
Postal code : 28722
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 9.22 km2
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Capital city : Columbus is capital of Polk County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:56:34 (20th May 2024)
Density : 109 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.79% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Columbus is located at 35°15'11"N 82°11'49"W (35.2531700, -82.1970600).

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Demographics

The population of Columbus increased by 0.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 999 - census
2011 987 -1.22% estimation process
2012 984 -0.3% estimation process
2013 991 0.71% estimation process
2014 990 -0.1% estimation process
2015 992 0.2% estimation process
2016 984 -0.81% estimation process
2017 990 0.61% estimation process
2018 995 0.5% estimation process
2019 998 0.3% estimation process
2020 1,007 0.89% estimation process

Columbus zip code is 28722. County name: Polk, County fips: 37149

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People born in Columbus (1)

American basketball player Kristina Higgins was born in Columbus

Schools in Columbus

College & universities near Columbus, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198039 Blue Ridge Community College Flat Rock (NC) 28731-4728

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Columbus, NC

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL

Post offices near Columbus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Columbu Post Office Columbus (NC) 28722

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  • Columbus , Ohio The fifteenth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Columbus metropolitan area. It is located in central Ohio. Columbus is a major center for education and is home to Ohio State University with a population of 884,356 people.
  • Columbus , Georgia The second most populous city in Georgia. It is located in the central part of the state. Columbus is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Columbus Museum and the Riverwalk. with a population of 196,442 people.
  • Columbus , Indiana The most populous city in Bartholomew County, Indiana. It is located in the central part of the state. Columbus is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Bartholomew County Historical Society and the Columbus Museum. with a population of 48,445 people.
  • Columbus , Mississippi county seat of Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States with a population of 23,307 people.
  • 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 , 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.

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Polk County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Tryon 1,635 Town in North Carolina, United States
Saluda 703 Human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Columbus distances to largest North Carolina cities