Columbia, Missouri

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Columbia
City
City of Columbia
Jesse Hall and the columns on Francis Quadrangle at the University of Missouri
City flag
Flag
Official seal of Columbia
Seal
Nickname(s): "Athens of Missouri",[1] or CoMo[2]
Location in Boone County and the state of Missouri
Location in Boone County and the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 38°57′5″N 92°19′42″W / 38.95139°N 92.32833°W / 38.95139; -92.32833Coordinates: 38°57′5″N 92°19′42″W / 38.95139°N 92.32833°W / 38.95139; -92.32833
Country United States
State Missouri
County Boone
Settled 1816
Founded 1821
Incorporated 1826
Government
 • Type Council-manager government
 • Mayor Brian Treece[3]
 • City manager Mike Matthes
Area
 • City 63.5 sq mi (164 km2)
 • Land 63.08 sq mi (163.4 km2)
 • Water .42 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation[4] 758 ft (231 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 108,500
 • Estimate (2016) 120,612
 • Rank US: 245th
MO: 4th
 • Density 1,708.7/sq mi (659.7/km2)
 • Urban 124,748 (US: 255th)
 • Metro 176,594 (US: 237th)
Demonym(s) Columbians
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes 65201, 65202, 65203, 65211
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-15670
GNIS feature ID 0716133
Website www.como.gov
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Columbia is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is home to the University of Missouri.

References[change | change source]

  1. Switzler, William (1882). History of Boone County, Missouri. St. Louis Western Historical Company. pp. 220–221. 
  2. "How CoMO does Halloween". The Maneater. Retrieved July 18, 2008. 
  3. "Mayor Brian Treece - City Council". 
  4. "Columbia, Missouri". city-data.com. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  5. "About Columbia". City of Columbia, Missouri. Retrieved January 1, 2008. 
  6. "City of Columbia, Missouri Demographic Statistics" (PDF). City of Columbia, Missouri. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 1, 2007. Retrieved January 1, 2008.