Columbus, Ohio
City of Columbus
Images, from top left to right: Downtown Columbus, Ohio Statehouse Capitol Square, University Hall (Ohio State University), Short North, Nationwide Arena, Santa Maria replica
Images, from top left to right: Downtown Columbus, OhioStatehouse Capitol Square, University Hall (Ohio State University), Short NorthNationwide Arena, Santa Maria replica
Flag of Columbus, Ohio
Official seal of Columbus, Ohio
Nickname(s): The Discovery City,[1] Arch City,[2][3] Indie Art Capital,[4] Cowtown,[5] The Biggest Small Town in America,[6][7][8] Cbus[9]
Location in Franklin County
Location in Franklin County
Columbus, Ohio is located in Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
Location in OhioUnited States & North America
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Coordinates: 39°59′N 82°59′W
Country  United States
State  Ohio
Counties DelawareFairfieldFranklin
Settled February 14, 1812
Named for Christopher Columbus
 • Mayor Andrew J. Ginther (D)
 • City Council
 • City 223.11 sq mi (577.85 km2)
 • Land 217.17 sq mi (562.47 km2)
 • Water 5.94 sq mi (15.38 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)[12]
 • City 787,033
 • Estimate (2017)[13] 879,170
 • Rank US: 14th
 • Density 3,960.44/sq mi (1,399.2/km2)
 • Urban 1,368,035 (US: 36th)
 • Metro 2,078,725 (US: 32nd)
 • CSA 2,424,831 (US: 25th)
Demonym(s) Columbusite[14]
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes
Zip codes[15][show]
Area codes 614380
FIPS code 39-18000
GNIS feature ID 1080996[16]
Website City of Columbus