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Columbus, Ohio
State capital city
City of Columbus
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Clockwise from top: Downtown Columbus, the Ohio Statehouse, Ohio Stadium, Columbus Commons, Franklin Park Conservatory, The Short North, and University Hall at the Ohio State University
Flag of Columbus, Ohio
Flag
Official seal of Columbus, Ohio
Seal
Nicknames: 
The Discovery City,[1] Arch City,[2][3] Indie Art Capital,[4] Cowtown, The Biggest Small Town in America,[5][6][7] Cbus[8]
Interactive map outlining Columbus
Coordinates: 39°59′N 82°59′W / 39.983°N 82.983°W / 39.983; -82.983Coordinates: 39°59′N 82°59′W / 39.983°N 82.983°W / 39.983; -82.983
Country  United States
State  Ohio
Counties Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin
Settled February 14, 1812
Incorporated 1816 [9]
Named for Christopher Columbus
Government
 • Mayor Andrew J. Ginther (D)
 • City Council
Members[10]
  • Elizabeth C. Brown (D)
  • Mitchell J. Brown (D)
  • Shannon G. Hardin (D)
  • Rob Dorans (D)
  • Shayla Favor (D)
  • Emmanuel Remy (D)
  • Priscilla R. Tyson (D)
Area
[11]
 • State capital 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]
 • State capital city 787,033
 • Estimate 
(2018)[13]
892,533
 • 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 UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Zip codes[15]
  • 43035,43004, 43085, 43201-43207, 43209-43224, 43226-43232, 43234-43236, 43240, 43251, 43260, 43266, 43268, 43270-43272, 43279, 43287, 43291
Area codes 614, 380, 740
FIPS code 39-18000
GNIS feature ID 1080996[16]
Website City of Columbus