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Bartholomew County, Indiana

47201, 47202, 47203

"Athens of the Prairie"

Page Contents for Columbus, Indiana

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Columbus is approximately 38,059 (2000), 44061 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,458 (1990), 17787 (2010).
The amount of land area in Columbus is 52.434 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.855 sq kilometers.
The distance from Columbus to Washington DC is 505 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 41 miles. (as the crow flies)
Columbus is positioned 39.21 degrees north of the equator and 85.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in central Indiana, southeast of Indianapolis.
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History & History Related Items

Visit for a website dedicated to Camp Atterbury, Atterbury Army Air Field, Freeman Army Air Field and Bakalar Air Force Base
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Discover Columbus

More information on Columbus.

A Columbus Website

Take a photo tour of Columbus and especially the architecture of the city.
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Columbus City Government

City Government Offices
440 Third Street
Columbus, In 47201

Columbus Economic Development Board

Columbus Community News

2000, October 14
It's been ten years! Plans for a reunion are underway...
Columbus East High School Class of 1990 Reunion
When: October 14, 2000
Where: Ramada Inn Ballroom
Time: 7:00-12:00
For more information, please email
Visit the Website or email for additional information and tickets for the 10 year class reunion for Columbus East High School class of 1990.

Columbus Community Events

A Calendar of Events page for Columbus.

Columbus Libraries

Bartholomew County Public Library
536 Fifth Street
Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812-379-1255 Columbus


The population of Columbus was:
1950 - 18,370
1960 - 20,778
1970 - 27,141
1980 - 30,614
1990 - 31,802
2000 - 38,059

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