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Welcome to Columbus City ...

Columbus City is located in Marshall County<1>.

The location of Columbus City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Columbus City is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Columbus City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Columbus City (for example, toward Taliaferro (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Columbus City: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Columbus City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Columbus City - they are located in Iowa and Kansas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Columbus City.

Communities near Columbus City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Columbus City.

  • Albertville [Marshall County]
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    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Columbus City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<6>
  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
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    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Columbus City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<6>
  • Boaz [Marshall County]
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    • Boaz [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Columbus City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<6>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
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    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Columbus City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arab [Marshall County]
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      • Arab [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Columbus City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arab
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab<6>
    • New Hope [Madison County]
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      • New Hope [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Columbus City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<6>
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
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      • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Columbus City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<6>
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossville
      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Columbus City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,857 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<6>
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Columbus City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<6>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Columbus City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Columbus City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Columbus City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Columbus City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Columbus City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Columbus City. See our Newspapers Page for Columbus City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Columbus City ...

Looking for more information about Columbus City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Columbus City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Columbus City.

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About Marshall County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Columbus City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Columbus City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Columbus City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Columbus City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Columbus City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Columbus City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4606, Longitude: -86.2333       In this case, the coordinates for Columbus City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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