Columbus, Kentucky

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Columbus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Hickman
Standard Zip Codes 42032
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.759
Longitude -89.103

Columbus Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BARDWELL 2 E
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 48 to 69 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Columbus Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 229 100%
Male 116 50.7%
Female 113 49.3%
Under 18 53 23.1%
18+ 176 76.9%
65+ 30 13.1%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.11
White 177 77.3%
African-American 41 17.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 2.2%
Mixed Race 6 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 4.8%

Estimated Columbus Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 220
Growth -9
Growth % -3.9%

Columbus Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 50.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.5%
Irish 5.2%
Scottish 4.6%
African 4.6%
English 1.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Columbus 229 $29,844
Arlington 395 $28,750
Bardwell 799 $25,500
Clinton 1,415 $27,847
Hickman 2,560 $27,384
Water Valley 316 $33,750
Wickliffe 794 $35,417
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