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Welcome! Columbus is less than 30 miles from Madison, Wisconsin, and is located on five major highway corridors: Highways 151, 73, 89, 16 and 60.

Shop, Tour & Discover Columbus. Columbus is one of a few cities in Wisconsin that offer Amtrak service daily.  Lamers Connect now provides daily bus service between the Columbus Amtrak station and Madison, the Fox Valley area, and others in between.  For the most up-to-date schedules, please visit their website: Go Lamers

Come, spend a little time and Discover all that Columbus has to offer whether it be shopping our Specialty Shops, the States largest Antique Mall, The Christopher Columbus Museum or a tour of our Historic Downtown.  Click on the following link to download a City Map with Points of Interest and support our local Chamber Members who made this map possible.

The city has 5,000 residents and sits in the southeast corner of Columbia County. Its streets are lined with 20th century commercial and residential buildings, many faithfully restored. New homes and subdivisions have been carefully sited around the city and blend in well with the historic architecture.

Great schools, a hospital, active civic clubs, fishing, cycling, running, golf, swimming, kayaking are just a few of the attributes that attract newcomers to the area.  Businesses locate here because Columbus is easy to reach, has a skilled labor force, and is close to the major metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis.

Relocating to Columbus?  If you are a new resident to Columbus, or will be soon, click on the link for a list of important resources: Getting Started In Columbus.