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Columbus is a city in Colorado County in southeastern Texas, United States, west of Houston. The population was 3,655 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Colorado County and is located on the Colorado River. The Colorado County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.The town motto, coined by James Harbert Wooten, Jr., M.D., is "City of Live Oaks and Live Folks". Columbus is the home of a Santa Claus Museum, based on the collection of Mary Elizabeth Hopkins.GeographyIt is located along Interstate 10, on the southwest side of the Colorado River. Columbus is in the north-central part of Colorado County at (29.705822, -96.546223).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.45sqkm, of which 0.01sqkm, or 0.16%, is water.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Columbus has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps.Columbus is in Texas (TX). Our United States online day trip planner allows you to schedule your trip to Columbus, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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