Columbia, Missouri

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City of Columbia
City
Nickname(s): The Athens of Missouri, CoMo
Location in Boone County and the State of Missouri
Coordinates: 38°56′54″N 92°20′2″W / 38.94833°N 92.33389°W / 38.94833; -92.33389Coordinates: 38°56′54″N 92°20′2″W / 38.94833°N 92.33389°W / 38.94833; -92.33389
Country  United States
State  Missouri
County Boone
Metro Columbia Metropolitan Area
Settled 1806
Founded 1818
Incorporated 1826
Government[1]
 • Type Council-manager government
 • Mayor Darwin Hindman
 • City Manager William (Bill) Watkins
 • City Council
Area[2]
 • City 60.40 sq mi (156.42233 km2)
 • Land 60.1 sq mi (155.72233 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)  .04%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2007)[3][4][5]
 • City 99,174
 • Density 1,592.8/sq mi (615.0/km2)
 • Metro 162,314
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65201, 65202, 65203...
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-15670[6]
GNIS feature ID 0716133[7]

Columbia is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is home to the University of Missouri.

References[change | edit source]

  1. "About Columbia". City of Columbia, Missouri. http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/About_Columbia/#facts. Retrieved 2008-01-01.
  2. "City of Columbia, Missouri Demographic Statistics". City of Columbia, Missouri. http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/Documents/demographics.pdf. Retrieved 2008-01-01.
  3. "Population Estimates for All Places: 2000-2007". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2007-04-29.xls. Retrieved 2008-07-11.
  4. "2007 Metropolitan Area Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/population/www/estimates/metro_general/2007/CBSA-EST2007-07.csv. Retrieved 2008-03-26.
  5. "2008 City of Columbia, Missouri Demographic Statistics". City of Columbia, Missouri. http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/About_Columbia/documents/demographics.pdf. Retrieved 2008-07-09.
  6. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.