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Welcome to Columbia ...

The city of Columbia is located in Brown 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 138 people<3> (see below for details).

Columbia is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Columbia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Columbia is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Columbia had an population of 138 people. This is an increase of 1.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbia had a population of 136 people. This makes Columbia the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Columbia represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 276th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 136 people, the population of Columbia decreased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 140 people).

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

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 Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, 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.

  • Aberdeen [Brown County]
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    • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Houghton [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houghton
    • Houghton [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houghton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houghton<6>
  • Groton [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,475 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Groton<6>
  • Tacoma Park [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma Park
    • Tacoma Park [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Columbia
    • Estimated population in 2014: 413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huffton [Brown County]
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      • Huffton [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2014: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huffton
    • Ordway [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ordway
      • Ordway [Brown County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2014: 306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ordway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ordway
    • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Wood Village Addition
      • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Wood Village Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Wood Village Addition
    • Melrose Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melrose Addition
      • Melrose Addition [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2014: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melrose Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melrose Addition
    • Hecla [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hecla
      • Hecla [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hecla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hecla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hecla<6>
    • Gederos Estates [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gederos Estates
      • Gederos Estates [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Columbia
      • Estimated population in 2014: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gederos Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gederos Estates

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Columbia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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 Brown County: www.brown.sd.us/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Brown, 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 from Point A (ie- Columbia) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Columbia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Columbia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6150, Longitude: -98.3120       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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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