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Columbia is a city in Adair County.
Columbia is in the Pennyroyal region.
It is the county seat.
The community is believed to have been named for Christopher Columbus.
The latitude of Columbia is 37.102N. The longitude is -85.306W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,152.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Columbia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adair 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 42728 ZIP code.
11% of Columbia residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbia was $17,836, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Columbia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Columbia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $229. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $664.
Libraries in Columbia include Adair County Public Library District ... View libraries
Newspapers in Columbia include Adair Progress
Adair County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbia political report.
The average commute time for Columbia workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Columbia include Best Western Columbia.
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