A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Columbus ...
The location of Columbus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Columbus has a population of 5,031 people<2> (see below for details).
Columbus is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Columbus lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Columbus had a population of 4,991 people (or 8.78% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Columbus the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Columbus represents 0.09% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,991 people, the population of Columbus increased 11.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,479 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Columbus had an population of 5,031 people. This is an increase of 0.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.32% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Columbus.
Communities near Columbus ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Columbus.
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 (3), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Columbus.
See 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 Columbus:
Websites for Columbus ...
Official Website: www.cityofcolumbuswi.com/
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Columbus: www.cityofcolumbuswi.com/
The official website for Columbia County: www.co.columbia.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019