The Columbus, NE terminal is closed. The Omaha, NE terminal now delivers to the areas previously serviced by the Columbus terminal.
Moving to Columbus, NE
Columbus, NE considers itself a "City of Power and Progress." The city offers a high quality of life and low cost of living. Columbus is home to about 21,000 people and its economy is largely based on agriculture and manufacturing. What else do you need to know about moving to Columbus? Take a look!
For a weekend get-a-way, Omaha, NE is about 1.5 hours away!
The Central Community College at Columbus is a great option for higher education! You can cheer on the Raiders!
Columbus has three high schools under the Columbus Public School district, with the largest being Columbus High School. You’ll cheer on the Discoverers! There are five elementary schools and one middle school.
Things to do and see
Columbus has a variety of local attractions for everyone's enjoyment. You can visit the Andrew Jackson Higgins Memorial which features a life-sized replica of a Higgins Boat with bronze statues of soldiers walking out into the sand. There are also sand samples from more than 58 beaches of historic significance. The site also houses the Freedom Memorial, which incorporates steel from the remains of the World Trade Center from the September 11th attacks.
If you're a horse racing fan, you can go to Agricultural Park where races are going on from the end of July to the middle of September.
Don’t miss seeing Gulr’s Tavern. It was built in 1976 and is still in operation! It’s on the National Register of Historic Places.
For outdoor fun, try the Pawnee Plunge Water Park, or any of the numerous walking/hiking/biking trails. There’s plenty of hunting and fishing opportunities in the area as well!
Family fun can take place with bowling, golf courses, city parks, and even the Platte County Museum.
Columbus receives about 27 inches of rain and 24 inches of snowfall each year. There are more than 222 sunny days in Columbus, too. With the July high around 88 F and the January low at 11, you’ll find yourself loving the summer and bundling up for the winter. Overall, you’ll love the weather in Columbus, NE!
Moving to Columbus, NE
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