Columbus Travel Guide, Mississippi
Visiting Columbus to spend great vacations
Columbus is a beautiful city located in Lowndes County, the United States. Ideally situated on the Tombigbee River, this amazing city of Columbus is featured with a population of about 25,944 as per the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of the Lowndes County along with serving as the main city of Columbus Micropolitan Statistical Area. The exceptional travel city of Columbus is even an integral part of Northeast MS area known as the Golden Triangle that consist of West Point, Starkville, Columbus and counties of Clay, Oktibbeha and Lowndes.
Geography and education
If you are planning to make these holidays the most memorable and interesting ones, it is wise to have a trip to this city and enjoy its rich culture, traditions, history, nightlife and tourist attractions. Talking about the geography of this city, it has an overall area of about 57 square kilometers out of which 55 square kilometers is land and the rest 2 square kilometers is all water. The city of Columbus is home to the Mississippi University for Women, the state university. The campus of this university is home to Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, the state-fund school that features the academically blessed high school seniors as well as juniors.
The city also involves various private schools and the most well known being Palmer Home for Children, Heritage Academy, Immanuel Center for Christian Education and Annunciation Catholic School. If you are interested in the beautiful historical homes and tree-lined streets, it is wise to visit this city’s southside. A large number of travelers from all across the globe are attracted by the city’s annual pilgrimage.
Activities to enjoy
If you are interested in outdoor activities, this is the best place to be. The city is blessed with the facilities of turkey and deer hunting all the year round. If fishing is your interest, there are various professional and large scale bass tournaments arranged all the year round. Tenn-Tom is a brilliant place to enjoy Jet Ski and water ski activities along with being a famous spot to spend the warm summer afternoons. The Riverwalk of this city is popular for featuring 1.25 miles trail running along Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway along with featuring the paved and lighted walking trail featured with benches, birdhouses and pavilions. Visitors and locals can enjoy the scenery and also do some exercising while taking pleasure in the beauty of nature.
So, pack your suitcases and plan an exciting trip to marvelous Columbus city.
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