Introduction to Columbia City, Indiana
Located in Whitley county, Columbia City, Indiana, is 18 miles W of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center) and 102 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana. The city is considered part of the Fort Wayne metropolitan area.
Columbia City History
Nestled in the Whitley county, the region now known as Columbia City was founded in 1839. The city was initially called 'Columbia,' while 'City' was added in 1853. Columbia City was formally incorporated into the state in the year 1888.
Columbia City and nearby Attractions
- Woodland Water Gardens & Nursery
- Morsche Park
- Fort Wayne Museum of Art
- Pigeon River State Fish and Wildlife Area
- Black Pine Animal Park
Things To Do In Columbia City
The Morsche Park and the Devol Field are nearby. Woodland Water Gardens & Nursery is popular with children. Residents of Columbia City celebrate the Mihsihkinaahkwa Powwow festival and the Old Settler's Day every year. The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is located in the city.
Columbia City Transportation
The closest airport to the city is the Fort Wayne International Airport.
Columbia City Higher Education
Higher education is available at the Indiana University, the Indiana Wesleyan University, and the University of Notre Dame.