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Columbus, GA

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This city is flowing with opportunities for those looking for a great place to live, work and play.

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Columbus, GA

As soon as you enter Columbus, GA, you quickly realize that this city offers the best of the South. Located in the west-central part of the state, Columbus boasts a variety of housing options, great job opportunities, excellent eateries, a phenomenal arts scene, cute shops, fun outdoor recreation options and, of course, plenty of Southern charm.

Columbus has a strong and diverse economy, with numerous companies and entrepreneurs thriving. The top employer in the region has long been Fort Benning, with about 45,000 military and private employees. Other major companies headquartered here include Aflac, Synovus and TSYS, a Global Payments company.

This region along the Georgia-Alabama border also features plenty of outdoor activities, such as rafting down the Chattahoochee River, walking and biking along the 15-mile Chattahoochee RiverWalk, visiting the city’s 50 parks, venturing down to Providence Canyon (yes, canyon!), and so much more.

Columbus also boasts a vibrant downtown where new developments continue to make it a great place to live, work and play. Thinking about moving to Columbus, GA? Be sure to check out the new edition of Livability Greater Columbus, Georgia.

Quick Facts

Average Commute
19.6 minutes
Median Home Value
$185,000
Median Household Income
$47,418
Total Population
210,295
Walk Score
23.78
Median Property Tax
$1,213

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