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Welcome to Columbia ...

Columbia is located in Coos County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Columbia has a population of 735 people<3> (see below for details).

Columbia is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Columbia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Columbia lies within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Columbia had an population of 735 people. This is a decrease of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbia had a population of 757 people. This makes Columbia the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Columbia represents 0.06% of the total population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 202nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 757 people, the population of Columbia has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 750 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Columbia.

Adding Columbia to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Columbia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Columbia elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Columbia on a Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Columbia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Columbia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Columbia - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada (3), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Columbia ...

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

  • Brighton [Essex County]
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    • Brighton [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
  • Canaan [Essex County]
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    • Canaan [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 921 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canaan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canaan
  • Stewartstown [Coos County]
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    • Stewartstown [Coos County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 918 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartstown
  • Pittsburg [Coos County]
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    • Pittsburg [Coos County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Hermenegilde
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Hermenegilde
      • Saint Hermenegilde lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Columbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Hermenegilde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Hermenegilde
    • Dixville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixville
      • Dixville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Columbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixville
    • Stratford [Coos County]
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      • Stratford [Coos County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 684 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratford
    • Stark [Coos County]
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      • Stark [Coos County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stark<6>
    • East Hereford
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hereford
      • East Hereford lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Columbia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hereford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hereford
    • Errol [Coos County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Errol
      • Errol [Coos County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Errol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Errol<6>

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Columbia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Columbia. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Columbia ...

Looking for more information about Columbia? 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 Columbia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Columbia.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Coos, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Columbia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Columbia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Columbia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Columbia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8778, Longitude: -71.5143       In this case, the coordinates for Columbia 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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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