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Overview

Columbiana, Ohio, in Columbiana county, is 14 miles S of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 48 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Youngstown - Warren metropolitan area.

Columbiana History

Joshua Dixon, an early settler, laid out the village of Columbiana on August 21, 1805. By 1831, the community had three stores and a railroad. According to record, the region was initially known as "Dixonville." Harvey S. Firestone, the founder of the Firestone rubber company, was born in Columbiana. In the mid-20th century, the area experienced significant development and Columbiana evolved into a bedroom community. The city is now part of Columbiana and Mahoning counties.

Columbiana and Nearby Attractions

  • Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor
  • National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
  • Old Economy Historical Site
  • National Aviary
  • Beaver Creek State Park

Things To Do In Columbiana

The Old Economy Historical Site, where a utopian village was founded in 1824, is a place of historic interest in the area. The National McKinley Birthplace Memorial, Mabel Hartzell Home, Fort Laurens, and Glamorgan Castle are other historic sites near Columbiana. The city also offers easy access to the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, the Butler Institute of American Art, Arms Family Museum of Local History and Lawrence County Historical Society. The National Aviary, a popular attraction in the region, is home to over 600 endangered and exotic birds. The community celebrates the annual Shaker Woods Festival in August which features some of the best artisans and craftsmen in the nation. Columbiana Street Fair, another major event, is a civic festival hosted by the American Legion in September every year.

Columbiana Transportation

Pittsburgh International Airport is close by.

Columbiana Higher Education

Kent State University - Salem, Kent State University - East Liverpool, Youngstown State University, and Westminster College are some of the colleges near Columbiana.

People

Total Population 6,393
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 28.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,950
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 54.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,601
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $627
Median House Value $132,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 23.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Columbiana Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles S of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Columbiana
Metro Area Youngstown - Warren
Standard Zip Codes 44408
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.888
Longitude -80.694

Columbiana Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CANFIELD 1 S
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station MILLPORT 2 NW
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Leetonia 1,925 $44,342

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Columbiana Public Libraries

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Columbiana Public Library
332 N. MIDDLE ST.
Columbiana, Ohio
(330) 482-5509
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Columbiana High Schools

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CRESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
44100 CRESTVIEW RD STE B
330-482-4744
Serves 369 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

COLUMBIANA HIGH SCHOOL
700 COLUMBIANA WATERFORD RD
330-482-3818
Serves 345 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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