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Columbia is a town in Houston County, in the Dothan metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Alabama named Columbia. For links to other places called Columbia, AL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Columbia is 31.292N. The longitude is -85.111W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 223 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 805.


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Median household income
Local
$27,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Columbia demographic reports
Columbia is on the Chattahoochee River
Well-known residents have included:
· Monte Irvin, baseball player
Nearby parks & recreation: Omussee Creek Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Columbia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Houston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dothan area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36319 ZIP code.

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5% of Columbia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Columbia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Columbia was $15,248, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Columbia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Columbia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $141.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $646.


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Libraries in Columbia include Rossie Purcell Branch ... View libraries

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Houston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Columbia political report.

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The average commute time for Columbia workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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AL communities formerly known as Columbia:
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