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Columbia

Maury County,

Tennessee

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"Mule Capital of the World"


The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.


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38401

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Columbia is approximately 33,055 (2000), 34681 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,142 (1990), 14012 (2010).

The amount of land area in Columbia is 76.207 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.028 sq kilometers.
The distance from Columbia to Washington DC is 612 miles. The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 40 miles. (as the crow flies)
Columbia is positioned 35.62 degrees north of the equator and 87.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Columbia location: approximately 45 miles south of Nashville in the heart of Maury County.

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Climate & Weather

Columbia average annual rainfall is 58.4 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 44 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 77 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Columbia history:

A history page for Maury County
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Attractions

Columbia attractions:

The Maury Webpages
A Webpage Directory for Maury County.

A page for Mule Day. Take a look at this Mule Town, USA page

MULE DAY
For complete information, check out our official website at: www.muleday.com Heald each year in the Spring. 2002 - April 4-7
Sponsored by: Maury County Bridle & Saddle Club Mule Day Office
P . O. Box 66
Columbia, Tennessee 38402
CALL: (931) 381-9557

The Athenaeum Rectory
808 Athenaeum St.
Phone: 931-381-4822
Originally built in 1835 for the nephew of President Polk, Samuel Polk Walker, the home later was used by the Rev. Franklin Smith, president of the Columbia Ahtenaeum School. Visitors may see Gothic architecture and period furnishings. Please call for details.

NOTED NOTABLES
The Ancestral Home of James Knox Polk - The Eleventh President of the United States
James Knox Polk
1845-1849
Location:
301 West 7th St.
Columbia, Tennessee
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 741
Columbia, TN 38402
Phone: (931)388-2354
jkpolk@usit.net
James' father, Samuel Polk, was a farmer and surveyor who built this home in 1816 while James attended the University of North Carolina. After his graduation in 1818, he returned home until he married Sarah Childress in 1824. He began his political career here by running and winning the election for the State Legislature. Many original artifacts and furnishings are in the home, including memorabilia from his White House years.

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