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Muscogee County, Georgia

31901, 31903, 31904, 31906, 31907, 31909, 31995

Page Contents for Columbus, Georgia

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

City Attractions



Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Columbus is approximately 182,448 (1999), 189885 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 70,657 (1990), 74081 (2010).
The amount of land area in Columbus is 559.814 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 12.199 sq kilometers.
The distance from Columbus to Washington DC is 636 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
Columbus is positioned 32.51 degrees north of the equator and 84.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Columbus elevation is 200-500 feet above sea level.
Columbus per capita income is $ 19,023 (1999).
Columbus median income is $ 49,845 (1999).
Columbus average annual rainfall is 51 inches per year
Columbus average temperature is 64 degrees F.


90-minutes south of Atlanta
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typical of the humid southeast United States. The climate is sometimes influenced by maritime effects while at other times is influenced by continental effects. Here is a climate and weather page for the Columbus area.
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moderate with neither extreme heat or extreme cold. High humidity is present which adds to the heat levels. Rain falls mostly during March and July with the driest months being October and November. Summer thunderstorms bring in large amounts of precipitation. This is the Yahoo Weather page for the Columbus, Georgia area. Here are some weather links for Columbus.
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Tour Columbus from this page.

The Riverfest Weekend
For more information, please call: 706-324-7417
Always held the last full weekend in April

An Attractions page for Columbus and the area.

Fort Benning, Georgia is nearby. It has flourished and today is the largest Infantry training center in the free world.

Ft. Benning Information Center
Benning Blvd. at Custer Road
Ft. Benning, GA 31905
Phone: (706) 545-7510

Georgia Visitors Center
Exit 8, I-185
1751 Williams Road
Columbus, GA 31904
Phone: (706) 649-7455

The Columbus Museum
Both regional history and American Art
1251 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Georgia 31906
Phone: 706 649-0713
Fax: 706 649-1070

Chattahoochee Heritage Festival

Coca Cola Space Science Center
701 Front Avenue
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Phone (706) 649-1470
Fax (706) 649-1478

Port Columbus Civil War Museum
204 4th St.
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1022
Columbus, Georgia 31902
Phone: 706-327-9798

ColumbusNet - information about the area

The Chattahoochie Riverwalk

Columbus is home to AFLAC, the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the world.
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Economy & Industry

the Coca-Cola formula originated in Columbus and it is the home of Swift Textiles, the largest producer of denim in the nation
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Columbus City Government

The official website for Columbus, Georgia

As of January 1, 1971, Columbus became a consolidated city/government. The City limits of Columbus, Georgia take up all of Muscogee County!

City Mayor
100 10th St
Columbus, GA 31901-2736
Phone: 706-571-4906

An index page for contacting anyone or any department in Columbus government

Columbus Chamber

Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce">Columbus Chamber of Commerce
901 Front Avenue
P.O. Box 1200
Columbus, GA 31902 -1200
Phone Number: (706) 327-1566
Fax Number: (706) 327-7512

Columbus Community Events

Community Events in Columbus and the area.

Columbus Organizations

Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce">Columbus Chamber of Commerce
901 Front Avenue
P.O. Box 1200
Columbus, GA 31902 -1200
Phone Number: (706) 327-1566
Fax Number: (706) 327-7512

Columbus Libraries

W. C. Bradley Memorial Library
(Headquarters for Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library)
1120 Bradley Drive
Phone: 706-649-0780

Columbus Schools

Muscogee County School District Administration 1200 Bradley Drive
P.O. Box 2427
Columbus, GA 31994-2799

Educational links for Columbus and the area.


Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, Georgia 31907-5645
University System of Georgia
Phone: (706) 568-2001

Auburn University

Columbus Technical Institute
928 45th St
Columbus, GA 31904-6535
Phone: 706-649-1800

School Of Radiology
1951 8th Ave
Columbus, GA 31901-1508
Phone: 706-571-1155 Columbus


The population of Columbus/Muscogee County was:
1980 - 170,108
1990 - 179,278
1991 - 179,724
1992 - 185,998
1993 - 186,211
1994 - 187,097
1995 - 188,594
1996 - 189,652
1999 - 182,448 (estimate)
2001 - 192,608 (projected)

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