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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,463
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens30.9%
Employed Population 16+3,007
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married58.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.5%
Median Earnings25+$32,015
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,206

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,403
% Above Poverty Level90%
% Below Poverty Level10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.1%
Median Gross Rent$626
Median House Value$141,100

Ancestry

Irish21.9%
Italian11.1%
English9.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.5%
Polish3.8%
Hungarian3.3%
Welsh2.4%
Scottish2.1%
Slovak1.7%
Dutch1.3%
Greek1.1%
Swiss1.1%
Croatian1%
Portuguese1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Finnish0.3%
German0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Columbiana Almanac

CategoryValue
County Columbiana County
Standard Zip Codes44408
Phone Area Codes330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.88
Approximate Longitude-80.68

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)

StationCANFIELD 1 S
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationMILLPORT 2 NW
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp58 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationWARREN 3 S
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp33 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Leetonia2,105$53,365
New Middletown1,536$53,182
New Waterford1,289$49,531
Rogers232$37,031
Salem12,071$50,214
Washingtonville864$45,000

Columbiana Public Libraries

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

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Columbiana Public Schools

Columbiana High School
700 Columbiana Waterford Rd
ZIP: 44408
(330) 482-3818
High
Total Enrollment 330
Crestview Elementary School
3407 Middleton Rd
ZIP: 44408
(330) 482-5370
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Crestview High School
44100 Crestview Rd Ste B
ZIP: 44408
(330) 482-4744
High
Total Enrollment 369
Crestview Middle School
44100 Crestview Rd Ste C
ZIP: 44408
(330) 482-4648
Middle
Total Enrollment 422
Joshua Dixon Elementary School
333 N Middle St
ZIP: 44408
(330) 482-5355
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
South Side Middle School
720 Columbiana Waterford Rd
ZIP: 44408
(330) 482-5354
Middle
Total Enrollment 301

Columbiana Private Schools

Heartland Christian School & Preschool
28 Pittsburgh St
ZIP: 44408
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 283
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