The city's Scioto Milla is a chain of parks on either side of the Scioto River, with a huge interactive fountain and trails. On the West Bank, the COSI Science Center offers hands-on exhibits and a planetarium. In the center of the city, the Columbus Museum of Art includes American and European paintings and a sculpture garden. The German Village area has restored brick houses built by 19th century settlers.
COLUMBUS (WCMH) Columbus, Ohio, is located primarily in Franklin County, but parts of the city limits extend to two surrounding counties. The community, elected officials and county staff strive to work together on behalf of all our citizens and visitors. Miles, Columbus County, is the third largest county in North Carolina and is home to more than 55,000 residents. Columbus County is famous for its small towns and friendly atmosphere.
One Columbus is committed to serving growing businesses and ensuring that the Columbus region remains a vibrant and economically healthy region. After the war, Port Columbus Airport (now known as John Glenn Columbus International Airport) became the hub of a coordinated transcontinental railroad system that moved passengers from the east coast to the west. Columbus's private institutions include Capital University School of Law, Columbus School of Art and Design, Fortis College, DeVry University, Ohio Business College, Miami-Jacobs Career College, the Ohio Health Career Institute, the Bradford School and Franklin University, as well as schools nuns Bexley Hall Episcopal Seminary, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Ohio Dominican University, Pontifical Josephinum College and Trinity Lutheran Seminary. The city of Columbus was named after the 15th century Italian explorer Christopher Columbus when the city was founded in 1812. In 1850, the Columbus and Xenia Railroad became the first railroad to reach the city, followed by the Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati railroads in 1851. Columbus also hosts many conventions at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, a large convention center on the north end of the city center.
If you are a Columbus County Public Water System water customer and have problems with water quality, such as discolored or cloudy water, contact the Columbus County Public Utilities Department as soon as possible to report your concerns. In 1964, Geraldine Fredritz Mock, a native of Ohio, became the first woman to fly solo around the world, leaving Columbus and piloting the Spirit of Columbus. The Quincentennial Jubilee of Christopher Columbus, which celebrates the 500th anniversary of Columbus's first trip, was celebrated in the city in 1992. Columbus has many notable buildings, such as the Ohio State House, the Ohio Judicial Center and the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Rhodes State Office Tower and the LeVeque Tower and One Nationwide Plaza. The annual festivities in Columbus include the Ohio State Fair, one of the largest state fairs in the country, as well as the Columbus Arts Festival and the Jazz & Rib Fest, both on the downtown riverfront.
To commemorate this relationship, Columbus received as a gift from the people of Genoa a bronze statue of Christopher Columbus.