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Welcome to Columbia City ...

The city of Columbia City is located in Columbia County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Columbia City has a population of 2,033 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Columbia City.

Columbia City is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Columbia City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Columbia City: (503) and (971)<4>

The ZIP code for Columbia City: 97018<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Columbia City had an population of 2,033 people. This is an increase of 4.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbia City had a population of 1,946 people. This makes Columbia City the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Columbia City represents 0.05% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,946 people, the population of Columbia City increased 23.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,571 people).

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

Communities Also Named Columbia City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Columbia City - they are located in Indiana and Washington.

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

Communities near Columbia City ...

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

  • Vancouver [Clark County]
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    • Vancouver [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Columbia City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 186,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancouver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancouver<7>
  • Longview [Cowlitz County]
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    • Longview [Cowlitz County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Columbia City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<7>
  • Battle Ground [Clark County]
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    • Battle Ground [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Columbia City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Ground
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<7>
  • Kelso [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kelso [Cowlitz County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Columbia City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kelso<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgefield [Clark County]
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      • Ridgefield [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Columbia City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,278 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgefield<7>
    • Scappoose [Columbia County]
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      • Scappoose [Columbia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Columbia City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,618 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scappoose<7>
    • La Center [Clark County]
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      • La Center [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Columbia City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Center<7>
    • Kalama [Cowlitz County]
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      • Kalama [Cowlitz County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Columbia City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalama<7>
    • Vernonia [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernonia
      • Vernonia [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Columbia City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,295 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernonia<7>
    • Rainier [Columbia County]
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      • Rainier [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Columbia City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,021 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainier have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Columbia City ...

Looking for more information about Columbia 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Columbia City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Columbia City.

Adding Columbia City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Columbia City 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 City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Columbia City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Columbia City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (971) is an overlay for area code (503).
<5>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 Columbia City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Columbia City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Columbia 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 Columbia City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Columbia CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Columbia City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8931, Longitude: -122.8120    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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