Columbia, Missouri

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Columbia
City of Columbia
Jesse Hall and the columns on Francis Quadrangle at the University of Missouri
City flag
Flag
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
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CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyBoone
Settled1816
Founded1821
Incorporated1826
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager government
 • MayorBrian Treece[3]
 • City managerMike Matthes
Area
 • City63.5 sq mi (164 km2)
 • Land63.08 sq mi (163.4 km2)
 • Water.42 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation758 ft (231 m)
Population
 • City108,500
 • Estimate 
(2016)
120,612
 • RankUS: 245th
MO: 4th
 • Density1,700/sq mi (660/km2)
 • Urban
124,748 (US: 255th)
 • Metro
176,594 (US: 237th)
Demonym(s)Columbians
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
65201, 65202, 65203, 65211
Area code(s)573
FIPS code29-15670
GNIS feature ID0716133
Websitewww.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.