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West Columbia, Texas
Welcome to West Columbia ...
The city of West Columbia is located in Brazoria County.
A typical abbreviation for West Columbia: W. Columbia
From the Census Estimates for 2018, West Columbia has a population of 3,883 people<1> (see below for details).
West Columbia was originally named Columbia.
The community of West Columbia is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: West Columbia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for West Columbia: (979)
The ZIP code for West Columbia: 77486<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, West Columbia had a population of 3,905 people. This makes West Columbia the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of West Columbia represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 388th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,905 people, the population of West Columbia decreased 8.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,255 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, West Columbia had an population of 3,883 people. This is a decrease of 0.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.74% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for West Columbia.
Communities Also Named West Columbia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named West Columbia - they are located in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Columbia.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for West Columbia:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Columbia ...
Looking for more information about West 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 West Columbia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Columbia.
Communities near West Columbia ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of West Columbia
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of West Columbia
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of West Columbia
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of West Columbia
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of West Columbia
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of West Columbia
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of West Columbia
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of West Columbia
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of West Columbia
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of West Columbia
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Columbia.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Brazoria County: www.brazoria-county.com/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jan 2020