Columbus (Ohio)

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Coordinates 39°57′44″N 83°00′02″W
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Franklin, Delaware, Fairfield
Settled February 14, 1812
Incorporated February 10, 1816
Named for Christopher Columbus
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Demonym(s) Columbusite
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes Zip Codes 43081, 43085, 43201-43207, 43209-43224, 43226-43232, 43234-43236, 43240, 43251, 43260, 43266, 43268, 43270-43272, 43279, 43287, 43291
Area codes 614 and 380
FIPS code 39-18000
GNIS feature ID 1080996
Major airports John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Rickenbacker International Airport
Local transportation Central Ohio Transit Authority
Government (Mayor) Andrew Ginther (D)
Government (City Council) Members Elizabeth C. Brown (D)Lourdes Barroso de Padilla (D)Shannon Hardin (D)Rob Dorans (D)Shayla Favor (D)Emmanuel Remy (D)Nicholas J. Bankston (D)
Government (State capital city) 225.97 sq mi (585.26 km2)
Government (Land) 220.11 sq mi (570.08 km2)
Government (Water) 5.86 sq mi (15.18 km2)
Area (State capital city) 225.97 sq mi (585.26 km2)
Area (Land) 220.11 sq mi (570.08 km2)
Area (Water) 5.86 sq mi (15.18 km2)
Population (2020) (State capital city) 905,748
Population (2020) (Rank) 14th in the United States 1st in Ohio
Population (2020) (Density) 4,114.98/sq mi (1,588.81/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 2,138,926 (32nd)

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Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/) is the state capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Ohio. With a population of 905,748 for the 2020 census, it is the 14th-most populous city in the U.S., the second-most populous city in the Midwest after Chicago, and the third-most populous state capital. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County; it also extends into Delaware and Fairfield counties. It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. The metropolitan area has a 2020 population of 2,138,926, making it the largest entirely in Ohio.[a]

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