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Welcoming

We’re committed to making newcomers feel welcome.

Diverse

1,300 students speak 51 unique languages in our public schools.

Inclusive

Our community is a leader in human rights and educating the public.

Imagine visiting a place where you, your friends, and your family feel welcome. Now transplant that place to the U.S. Midwest, and you’re getting close to experiencing “Hoosier Hospitality.”

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Sixth in the Nation for Architecture

That’s right. We rank high in architecturally significant spaces – along with New York, Chicago, and Boston.

Home of seven National Historic Landmarks

  • Miller House and Garden

  • First Baptist Church

  • McDowell Education Center

  • 333 Second Street Building

  • North Christian Church

  • First Christian Church

  • Irwin Conference Center

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Photo courtesy Columbus Indiana Visitors Center

Public Art and Music

Our community features a wide variety of public art and sculptures, and music from two philharmonic orchestras.

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Your Housing Dollar
Goes Farther Here

Housing available at 5 – 11% below the U.S. average.

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Green Spaces

Wide open opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors

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Miles of Trails
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Acres of Parks
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Holes of Golf
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Photo courtesy Columbus Indiana Visitors Center

Quality Healthcare – Close to Home

American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize

Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals

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Childcare

For working parents, quality childcare is available from a variety of facilities, from newborn to preschool.

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Enjoy all four seasons in central Indiana.

Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

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A Safe Community

Columbus metro continually ranks as one of the safest in the United States.

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