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Columbia Falls, Montana
Welcome to Columbia Falls ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Columbia Falls has a population of 5,875 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Columbia Falls.
Columbia Falls is 3,070 feet [936 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Columbia Falls is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Columbia Falls lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Columbia Falls: (406)
The ZIP code for Columbia Falls: 59912<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Columbia Falls had an population of 5,875 people. This is an increase of 25.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 61.18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbia Falls had a population of 4,688 people (which is 5.16% of the total population of Flathead County). This makes Columbia Falls the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Columbia Falls represents 0.47% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,688 people, the population of Columbia Falls increased 28.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,645 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Columbia Falls.
Communities Also Named Columbia Falls ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Columbia Falls - it's located in Maine.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Columbia Falls.
Communities near Columbia Falls ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Columbia Falls.
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 Columbia Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Columbia Falls.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Columbia Falls. 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 Columbia Falls.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Columbia Falls. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Columbia Falls.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Columbia Falls ...
Looking for more information about Columbia Falls? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Columbia Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Columbia Falls.
Adding Columbia Falls to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Columbia Falls in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Columbia Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Columbia Falls on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Columbia Falls. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Flathead County: www.co.flathead.mt.us/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022