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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Columbus
In 1922 Columbus became the first major southern city to adopt the commission–city manager form of government in large measure because the newly enfranchised women supported this reform and served on the first commission.
According to the 2000 U.S. census, the population of Columbus was 185,781, the third-largest city in the state.
Compared with Atlanta, Augusta, Macon, and Savannah, the Columbus metropolitan area ranked first in the percentage of African Americans (40 percent), second in the percentage of Hispanics (4 percent), and fourth in the percentage of Asians (2 percent).
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2208   (3154 words)

  
 Sherpa Guides | Georgia | Civil War | Columbus Area
Columbus was the home of Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr., Gen. Henry L. Benning, and Gen. Paul J. Semmes, two of whom are buried in Linwood Cemetery.
The Chattahoochee, built in 1861-62 at Saffold, Early County, Georgia, was first captained by Cmdr. Catesby ap R. Jones, who is famous for commanding the C.S.S. Virginia, known as the Merrimack, during its famous duel with the U.S.S. Monitor, known as the first battle between ironclad warships and the beginning of modern naval warfare.
The Jackson was built in Columbus, but after the center paddlewheel-powered ironclad's failed launch in early 1864, the vessel was redesigned to a twin-screw arrangement and relaunched on Dec. 22, 1864.
www.sherpaguides.com /georgia/civil_war/midwest/columbus_area.html   (1251 words)

  
 Columbus Georgia, Columbus Attractions, Columbus Georgia Sightseeing, Columbus Tour
Located in western Georgia, Columbus Georgia is near the Chattahoochee River and was named after Christopher Columbus.
Columbus Georgia is also home to the remains of two original Confederate navy ships, which can also be viewed daily throughout the week.
Columbus Georgia sightseeing is a great way to explore the city, and many travelers plan to tackle Columbus Georgia sightseeing on foot.
www.destination360.com /north-america/us/georgia/columbus.php   (500 words)

  
 Columbus Hotels and Destination Guide - Explore Columbus Attractions, Restaurants, Travel Books, Hotel Deals, and more
Columbus is a port at the head of navigation on the Chattahoochee River, directly across the river from Phenix City, Alabama, to which it is connected by bridges.  The city is a regional transportation, trade, cultural, and manufacturing hub.
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1855, was the third orchestra formed in the nation.
Whether you are visiting this western Georgia city as part of the military, visiting friends and relatives, or just passing through, there is something to occupy every minute of the day.
www.destinationcolumbusgeorgia.net   (769 words)

  
 Columbus,Georgia History
olumbus, Georgia is situated on the fall line of the Chattahoochee River, at the western border of the state, 95 miles southwest of Atlanta.
Nineteenth century Columbus also had a major iron works which built gunboats during the Civil War, and made one of the first ice-making machines.
The citizens, the business community and the local government are working together to develop Columbus as a modern city and a desirable place for families to live and raise their children.
www.historiclinwood.org /columbus.htm   (257 words)

  
 Historic Columbus Georgia History, Historic Places, and Historic Properties   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Columbus, Georgia has a rich history including the civil war, textile mills and more.
Because of the city's location at the fall-line of the Chattahoochee River, Columbus became an early industrial center - the southernmost manufacturing city in America for probably half a century.
Columbus is also home to two additional National Landmarks: The Folly and The Springer Opera House - State Theater of Georgia.
www.historiccolumbus.com /History/History.htm   (200 words)

  
 Columbus, Georgia - Cultural Arts / Things To Do
Columbus, Georgia - Cultural Arts / Things To Do The City of Columbus, Georgia, has no shortage of attractions for all ages and tastes.
The Columbus Civic Center is a multipurpose public assembly facility with 10,000 arena seats, 23,000 square feet of flat floor space and 5,000 square feet of hospitality suites.
The mission of Heritage Park is to provide the citizens and guests of Columbus, a meaningful insight into the industrial history of Columbus, through interpretive sculptures and descriptive venues.
www.columbusga.com /cultural_arts_pg.htm   (904 words)

  
 Columbus, GA - Georgia Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist serving ...
Columbus, Georgia Florists have been brought to you by Flower Shop Network, a directory of United States and Canadian florists.
It is vitally important that you provide Columbus, Georgia Florists with accurate, detailed information regarding the name and address of the person to whom you are sending flowers.
When placing an order for Delivery in Columbus, Georgia, it is usually wise to keep the order simple, the less specific you are in your request, the less room for error.
www.flowershopnetwork.com /directory/GeorgiaFlorists/Columbus.php   (844 words)

  
 Columbus travel guide - Wikitravel
Columbus [1] is a city located in West Central Georgia, near the Chattahoochee River and bordering Alabama.
Columbus Museum - the second-largest art museum in Georgia, as well as one of the largest in the Southeast.
In Columbus' downtown historic district near the beautiful Chattahoochee River and Riverwalk.
wikitravel.org /en/Columbus_(Georgia)   (344 words)

  
 Neighborworks Columbus Home
Columbus is a strong advocate of the idea that the quality of life in a community begins with fit and affordable housing as its foundation.
Columbus is on the cutting edge of innovations in financing, rehabilitation, land use and pre and post purchase counseling.
NeighborWorks Columbus is a Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee, #18557, located at 18 Eleventh Street, Columbus GA 31901
www.nwcolumbus.org   (94 words)

  
 The Blog of Columbus, Georgia : my funny motto
Columbus gas stations made history Monday, as most of them succumbed to the pressure and hiked their prices above four dollars a gallon.
Georgia has gone back and forth on class size for decades - and now they may have to become smaller, due to child obesity.
Common Cause Columbus called for all advertising in favor of the tax to be removed.
columbusga.blogspot.com   (11188 words)

  
 Columbus Georgia Hotels: Research Hotels in Columbus Georgia and Read Reader Reviews
Southwest of Atlanta near the Alabama border, Columbus boasts more than 3,200 hotel rooms, along with a 10,000-seat arena, and a 2,000-seat performance hall to accompany allure of some 500 restaurants from down-home catfish joints to ever-so-chic fine dining enclaves.
She was living in Orlando and I am in Georgia and we did eve…” Review Details.
HotelGuide, HotelGuide Columbus Georgia and Profile Page are service marks of MetroGuide.com, Inc. HotelGuide Network is a registered service mark of MetroGuide.com, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
columbus.georgia.hotelguide.net   (620 words)

  
 Columbus (Georgia): News & Videos about Columbus (Georgia) - CNN.com
Investigators have found the bodies of three small children and the father who allegedly abducted them from their home in Columbus, Georgia, two weeks ago, the FBI said Wednesday.
As a schoolteacher in Columbus, Georgia, she finds lots of time in the summer to stalk the stalls.
A Columbus, Georgia, high school student has been suspended for 10 days after he became defiant when a teacher interrupted a cell phone conversation with his mother, who is stationed in Iraq, a school district official said Friday.
topics.cnn.com /topics/columbus_georgia   (1208 words)

  
 REW Blogs - Wayne Long's Blog - Columbus Ga Real Estate : Real Estate Webmasters Blogging Platform
Columbus Ga based AFLAC has completed the first phase of its planned 2000 employee expansion.
This along with the preservation of the old mills and foundries along the river make for a relaxing and beautiful area to eat outside or enjoy a beverage with friends.
Donna and I are Realtors in Columbus GA, Phenix City AL, and Fort Benning GA. We work as a team and utilize the strengths and different perspectives of the team to help you make a wise decision and a good investment!
www.realestatewebmasters.com /blogs/wayne-long/columbus-ga-real-estate   (1007 words)

  
 Health - Columbus, Georgia (GA)
Columbus Center for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, L.L.C. Fertility clinic.
Columbus Hospice Provides care to persons of all ages who have a life-limiting illness and their families.
Columbus Urology, PC Dr. McCall and Dr. Schley - 2001 Hamilton Road - Columbus, GA East Alabama Urology Associates - Dr. David McKenzie, Dr. Guy Montgomery Jr., Dr. Rishi Rajan, and Dr. William Garrett Jr.
www.theagapecenter.com /Columbus/Health.htm   (591 words)

  
 Columbus GA Vintage Postcards
On June 16, 2000, my sister and I revisited Columbus and felt a real connection to the place that once was home.
"Columbus is situated on a navigable waterway (The Chattahoochee- Apalachicola system) which traverses the rich Chattahoochee Valley and empties into the Gulf through the ports of Apalachicola and Panama City, Florida.
Within a radius of three miles of the center of Columbus, Georgia (including Phenix and Girard, Alabama, immediately across the Chattahoochee river which divides the States of Georgia and Alabama) there is a population of 65,000.
patsabin.com /columbus   (390 words)

  
 COLUMBUS GEORGIA - COLUMBUS Homes and Real Estate For Sale - Realtor®
We are real estate agents in Columbus, GA who are known in the community as the go to realtors for help finding waterfront, investment, or retirement homes.
We are also recommended by fellow agents for honesty and integrity as experienced Columbus real estate agent professionals, who are ready to help you with any questions you may have about Columbus, GA homes and real estate or any question about homes and real estate in Columbus, Cataula, Waverly Hall, and the neighboring communities.
Columbus, GA homes and real estate as well as the surrounding areas are showing major appreciation in values and if you can afford to pay rent, You Can Afford To Own Your Own Home.
hometeam4u.info   (680 words)

  
 Fire Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Columbus, Georgia Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (Department) is a department rich with tradition with over 173 years of service to the citizens of Columbus, Georgia.
The department maintains an ISO Class 2 rating (1 of 374 in the nation) and is accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (1 of 106 in the world).
With a staff of dedicated professionals the department provides high quality fire, emergency medical, hazardous materials response, and rescue services to the citizens of Columbus from fourteen (14) locations throughout the City.
www.columbusga.org /Fire   (154 words)

  
 Columbus (Georgia) - MSN Encarta
Columbus (Georgia), city in western Georgia, a consolidated jurisdiction with Muscogee County.
Columbus is a port at the head of navigation on the...
Columbus State University D. Abbott Turner College of Business
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555056/Columbus_(Georgia).html   (69 words)

  
 COLUMBUS GEORGIA - COLUMBUS Homes and Real Estate For Sale - REALTOR ®
With my Columbus, Georgia Real Estate Search Feature, you will be able to search Columbus and the surrounding areas for hundreds of local area homes.
Search Columbus, Georgia Real Estate for hundreds of properties currently listed in Columbus or the surrounding areas.
Columbus Homes for Sale are one click away.
sandigreen.com   (339 words)

  
 COLUMBUS KENNEL CLUB | Columbus, Georgia 706-327-7081
The Columbus Kennel Club was formed in 1945.
The Columbus Kennel Club is a non-profit organization, guided by it's membership, elected officers and Board of Directors.
Additionally, various fun matches and B matches are held throughout the year to encourage new dog owners to get involved in the sport of purebred dogs.
www.columbuskennelclub.com /index.htm   (169 words)

  
 Health > The Pre-participation Physical Evaluation || Kayla Fulghum, ATC
The station evaluation can handle a large number of athletes at the same time and it is organized by stations using a group of individuals in the medical profession.
Kayla Fulghum, ATC is a second year graduate student and recipient of the Hughston Athletic Training Fellowship in Columbus, Georgia.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine. 
While at VSU she served as President of the Student Athletic Trainers Association, received the Outstanding Senior Major Award for the Athletic Training Department and the Kinesiology, Health and Physical Education Department, and was named the Outstanding Clinical Student from 2004-2005.  
www.columbusgeorgiaonline.com /health5.htm   (927 words)

  
 Columbus GA Real Estate - Columbus Ga Homes for Sale - Georgia Realtors
This site will give you access to the listings in the Columbus Georgia MLS and Phenix City MLS with the most advanced Search and Mapping System in the Area.
The site is also designed to be a one stop shop for Columbus Georgia Real Estate information as well as information about Columbus, Phenix City, Fort Benning and all the surrounding areas.
Columbus Ga is a great place to live and work.
www.columbushomeshow.com   (938 words)

  
 Columbus Georgia Restaurants - Find Restaurants in Columbus Georgia and Read Unbiased Reviews - DiningGuide
When hunger strikes, Columbus Georgia restaurants quell pangs with a varied line-up from artsy to casual, from places like Miriam’s Café & Gallery serving creative cuisine in the Columbus Museum to Ezel’s Catfish Cabin, dishing up Southern style “all you can eat” fish and shrimp.
Other chains around Columbus run the gamut from Applebee’s to Schlotzky’s Deli and Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q. DiningGuide Columbus, Georgia is part of MetroGuide Columbus, Georgia, offering guides to shopping, hotels, entertainment and more for the entire region.
To return to the DiningGuide Columbus, Georgia home page during your search, follow the navigation links provided at the top of the pages.
columbus.georgia.diningguide.com   (477 words)

  
 Wayne Long (Columbus Ga Real Estate, LLC - Fort Benning - Phenix City ) - Real Estate Agent - Columbus, Georgia
Donna and Wayne are a husband and wife team of Realtors who assist clients in the Columbus Ga area including Phenix City AL and Fort Benning.
They are familiar with the Columbus Ga Real Estate Market and can help you sell you home for the most money possible or help a buyer find a great home for the money.
Columbus is a really great place to live and work.
activerain.com /wlong   (531 words)

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