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The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.

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

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Statistics & Facts

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).

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Columbus location: 90-minutes south of Atlanta

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Columbus is 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.
The weather in Columbus is 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.
Columbus average annual rainfall is 51 inches per year
Columbus average temperature is 64 degrees F.
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Columbus attractions:

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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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Columbus economy: 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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