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Welcome to Columbus City ...

The city of Columbus City is located in Louisa County.

The location of Columbus City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Columbus City has a population of 380 people<2> (see below for details).

Columbus City is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Columbus City: (319)

The ZIP code for Columbus City: 52737<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbus City had a population of 391 people. This makes Columbus City the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Columbus City represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 516th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 391 people, the population of Columbus City increased 3.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 376 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Columbus City had an population of 380 people. This is a decrease of 2.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.06% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Columbus City.

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 Alabama and Kansas.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Columbus City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Columbus City. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Communities near Columbus City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Muscatine   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Columbus City

Located in Muscatine County

Washington   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Columbus City

Located in Washington County

Wapello   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Columbus City

Lone Tree   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Columbus City

Located in Johnson County

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Columbus City

Located in Henry County

Riverside   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Columbus City

Located in Washington County

Fruitland   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Columbus City

Located in Muscatine County

Wayland   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Columbus City

Located in Henry County

Morning Sun   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Columbus City

Ainsworth   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Columbus City

Located in Washington County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Columbus City.

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About Louisa 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 Louisa County: www.louisacountyiowa.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Columbus City.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Columbus City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Columbus City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Columbus City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 41.2592, Longitude: -91.3749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Columbus City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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