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Columbus

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Columbus is a city in Lowndes County, Mississippi that lies primarily east, but also north and northeast of the Tombigbee River also referred to as the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. It is approximately 146mi northeast of Jackson, 92mi north of Meridian, 63mi south of Tupelo, 60mi southwest of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and 120mi west of Birmingham, Alabama. The population was 25,944 at the 2000 census. The population was 23,640 at the 2010 census. The population in 2012 was estimated to be 23,452. It is the county seat of Lowndes County and the principal city of the Columbus Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Columbus-West Point Combined Statistical Area. Columbus is also part of the area of northeast Mississippi called The Golden Triangle, consisting of Columbus, West Point and Starkville, in the counties of Lowndes, Clay and Oktibbeha.
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