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Welcome to Columbus ...

Time Zone: Columbus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

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, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario (2), 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.

  • Oshawa
  • Whitby
  • Ajax
  • Pickering
  • Whitchurch-Stouffville
  • Mississaugas of Scugog Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mississaugas of Scugog Island
    • Mississaugas of Scugog Island lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Columbus.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mississaugas of Scugog Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mississaugas of Scugog Island
  • Ashburn
  • Enfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enfield
    • Enfield lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Columbus.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield
  • Prospect
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prospect
    • Prospect lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Columbus.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect
  • Taunton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taunton
    • Taunton lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Columbus.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taunton

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.

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

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

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ColumbusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Columbus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9828, Longitude: -78.9108    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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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