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Columbus, North Dakota
Welcome to Columbus ...
The location of Columbus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Columbus has a population of 140 people<3> (see below for details).
Columbus was established in 1906.
The community of Columbus is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Columbus lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Columbus, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.
Columbus is located in the (701) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Columbus had an population of 140 people. This is an increase of 5.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbus had a population of 133 people (or 6.76% of the total population of Burke County). This makes Columbus the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Columbus represents 0.02% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 133 people, the population of Columbus decreased 11.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 151 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Columbus.
Communities Also Named Columbus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Columbus - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Columbus.
Communities near Columbus ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Columbus.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Columbus.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Columbus. See our Newspapers Page for Columbus.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Columbus ...
Looking for more information about Columbus? 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 Columbus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Columbus.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021