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About the City of Columbia

Incorporated in 1819, the City of Columbia is a close-knit community of over 7,000 residents and is the county seat for Marion Couny, Mississippi, with a population of over 26,000.  Columbia hosts several events throughout the year including the annual Heritage Festival and the growing Experience Columbia Christmas celebrations.

Also known as the City of Charm on the River Pearl, Columbia offers many opportunities for both visitors and locals.  From strolling the streets of Main Street, checking out a local car show, shopping at one of our locally owned small businesses, or enjoying a delicious meal, Columbia, MS offers genuine southern hospitality to all of its guests.