City Statistics
City of Columbus
Date Established

1835

Date of First Incorporation

June 5, 1837

Date of Current Incorporation

January 10, 1927

Form of Government

Council-Manager

Population (2000)

3,655

Area

2 sq. miles

Elevation

203 feet

Fiscal Year End

September 30

Ad Valorem Tax Rate (2012)

$0.27312 per $100 of assessed value

Miles of City maintained streets

29

Number of street lights

318

Industrial Parks

1

Water Department
 Number of connections

 1,656

 Average daily consumption

 816,750 gallons

 Miles of water mains

 41.7

Sewers
 Sanitary sewers

 30 miles

 Storm sewers

 6 miles

Gas Distribution
 Number of connections

 1,218

 Miles of gas mains

 36

Recreation and Culture
 Number of parks

 3 with 27 acres

 Swimming pool

 1

 Golf course

 1 with 53 acres

 Number of libraries

 1

 Number of volumes

 40,000

Employees
 Full-time

38

 Permanent part-time

 2

Police Protection
 Number of stations

 1

 Number of police officers

 11

Fire Protection
 Number of stations

 1

 Number of fire trucks

 7

Colorado County
 Population (2010)

 20,874

 Area

 963 sq. miles

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