Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Franklin County, Ohio, and it is also the capital of the US state of Ohio. According to the 2000 US Census the city’s population was over 711,000 residents, making it the largest city in Ohio as well as the 15th largest in the United States. It is the principal city of the Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of over 1.7 million residents.


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It was founded in 1812 and was named after Christopher Columbus, the famous explorer. Just four years later the city had grown to such a size that it was named the state capital in 1816. The city continued to expand thanks to a diverse economy and has mostly recovered from the fall of the American auto industry, thanks mainly to its major ties to education, insurance and healthcare.

During the summer months the city’s temperatures hit around 85 degrees during the day, with overnight lows dropping to around 65 degrees. During the winter months, however, temperature drop severely, with highs topping out around 48 degrees during the day and lows often dropping to around 25 degrees overnight.

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Columbus ZIP Codes Include:

43085, 43201, 43202, 43203, 43204, 43205, 43206, 43207, 43209, 43210, 43211, 43212, 43213, 43214, 43215, 43216, 43217, 43218, 43219, 43220, 43221, 43222, 43223, 43224, 43226, 43227, 43228, 43229, 43230, 43231, 43232, 43234, 43235, 43236, 43251, 43260, 43266, 43268, 43270, 43271, 43272, 43279, 43287, 43291