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West Columbia

Lexington County,

South Carolina

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Bridging Past, Present and Future


The South Carolina state capital is Columbia.


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Zip Codes

29169, 29170, 29172

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Statistics & Facts

The population of West Columbia is approximately 13,064 (2000), 14988 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,133 (2000), 6645 (2010).

The amount of land area in West Columbia is 12.588 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in West Columbia is 6.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.518 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Columbia to Washington DC is 413 miles. The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 11 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Columbia is positioned 33.99 degrees north of the equator and 81.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.

West Columbia median income is $30,999 (2000).

The West Columbia median home price is $81,600 (2000).

West Columbia miscellany.

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Location

West Columbia location: On the Congaree and Saluda Rivers near Columbia in central South Carolina, right across the River from the state capital, Columbia. Nearby communities include Cayce, Springdale, St. Andrews, Oak Grove, Pine Ridge, Seven Oaks and South Congaree.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for West Columbia is mild. In mid-winter there are a few freezing days, but mostly in the mid 50's. Summers may rise up to 100 degrees, but the temperature usually hovers about 90.
West Columbia average annual precipitation is 49.9 inches per year.
West Columbia average annual snowfall is 1.8 inches per year.
West Columbia average temperature is 67 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 52 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 75 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 45.9 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 64.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 82.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 65 degrees F.

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History & History Related Items

West Columbia history:

West Columbia was first called Brookland when it was chartered in 1894. It was named Brookland because of the many brooks running through the area. When the post office was opened, the name was amended to New Brookland because there was already a Brookland in South Carolina. It wasn't until 1936 that the name of West Columbia was adopted.

Here is a history page for West Columbia.
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Attractions

West Columbia attractions:

West Metro Parade of Lights
held every year in December
Sponsored by the city of Cayce, the city of West Columbia and the Town of Springdale.

In nearby Columbia, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

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