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Columbia, Maryland

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Columbia, Maryland
"The Next America!"[1]
Location of Columbia, Maryland
Location of Columbia, Maryland
Columbia is located in Maryland
Location of Columbia, Maryland
Columbia is located in the United States
Columbia (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°12′13″N 76°51′25″W / 39.20361°N 76.85694°W / 39.20361; -76.85694
Country United States
State Maryland
County Howard
FoundedJune 21, 1967[2]
Founded byJames Rouse
Named forColumbia
 • Total32.2 sq mi (83.4 km2)
 • Land31.9 sq mi (82.7 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
407 ft (124 m)
 • Total99,615
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,120/sq mi (1,204.7/km2)
 The CDP includes areas not part of Columbia proper as defined by the Columbia Association.
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area codes410, 443, 667
FIPS code24-19125
GNIS feature ID0590002
HighwaysI-95, US 29, MD 32, MD 100, MD 108, MD 175

Columbia is a census-designated place in Howard County, Maryland, United States.


  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2011-11-03.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Columbia Archives". Columbia Association. Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-01-23.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Columbia CDP, Maryland". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 1, 2017.[dead link]
  4. "Age and Sex: 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates (S0101): Columbia CDP, Maryland". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  5. Jones, Katie (June 1, 2017). "Little Patuxent Square mixed-use development opens in downtown Columbia". The Baltimore Sun.

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