Proud Columbians have a lot to celebrate…
- Columbia ranked #2 as the Happiest City in America according to WalletHub 2022
- Columbia ranked #4 as the Happiest City in America according to WalletHub 2021
- Columbia ranked #1 as the “Safest city in the U.S.” according to WalletHub 2020
- Columbia ranked #1 as the “Safest city in the U.S.” according to WalletHub 2019
- “Best Educated” (adults over 25), according to the U.S. Census Bureau
- “Seventh Best School System” in the country by Forbes
- “First Among Great Public Library Systems” by American Libraries
- “Second Most Technologically Advanced Community in the U.S.” by USA Today
- “Ninth Best Quality of Life” by American City Business Journals
- Merriweather Post Pavilion Ranked #4 out of the “Top 10 Amphitheaters in America” by Rolling Stone Magazine
Start with these top 5 resources…
- Check out our Community Services page for important telephone numbers.
- Sign up for a SeeClickFix account and get things done in Town Center and your neighborhood! From potholes to fallen trees!
- Sign up for a Nextdoor account and share with your neighbors.
- Check out the Columbia Arts Channel. Free entertainment from video to audio experiences for all audiences.
- Get your Howard County Library System card NOW and get access to seminars, ebooks, audio books, movies and enjoy a lifetime of learning.