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Columbus is a town in Stillwater County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Columbus is 45.636N. The longitude is -109.251W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,586 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,890.


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Median household income
Local
$33,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Columbus demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Eagle's Nest
· Sheep Dip
· Stillwater
Developed as a stagecoach stop

Local quarries supplied stone for construction of the state capitol

Local festivals include:
  • Stillwater County Fair - July 25-27, 2007
  • Musician's Rendezvous - Aug. 10-12, 2007
  • Snowflake Festival - Nov. 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Columbus web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Museum of the Beartooths
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Columbus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stillwater County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59019 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Columbus residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbus ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbus was $17,689, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Columbus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Columbus festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Columbus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Libraries in Columbus include Stillwater County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Columbus include Stillwater County News

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Stillwater County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbus political report.

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The average commute time for Columbus workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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