Columbia County, Georgia

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Columbia County
Columbia County Courthouse in Appling
Columbia County Courthouse in Appling
Map of Georgia highlighting Columbia County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°33′N 82°16′W / 33.55°N 82.26°W / 33.55; -82.26
Country United States
State Georgia
Founded1790; 234 years ago (1790)
Named forChristopher Columbus
SeatAppling (de jure)
Evans (de facto)[1]
Largest communityMartinez
 • Total308 sq mi (800 km2)
 • Land290 sq mi (800 km2)
 • Water18 sq mi (50 km2)  5.7%
 • Total156,010
 • Density538/sq mi (208/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Columbia County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 census, 156,010 people lived there.[2] The legal county seat is Appling,[3] but the de facto seat of county government is Evans.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Columbia Court House Archived February 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine at Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia, website. Accessed February 15, 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Columbia County, Georgia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 14, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.