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Columbus - City Information
Columbus is the capital and largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio, the state's third largest metropolitan area behind Cincinnati and Cleveland, and the
fourth largest city in the American Midwest. Named for explorer Christopher Columbus, the city was founded in 1812 at the confluence of the Scioto and
Olentangy rivers, and became the state capital in 1816. The city has a diverse and varied economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, fashion,
defense, aviation, food, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology
In 2008, MarketWatch named Columbus as the 7th best place to do business in the nation. In 2010, the city had four corporations named to the U.S. Fortune
500 list including Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, American Electric Power, Limited Brands, and Big Lots, with Cardinal Health located in Dublin along
with a metropolitan area GDP of $90 billion. Major foreign corporations operating or with divisions in the city include Germany based Siemens and Roxane
Laboratories, Finland based Vaisala, Japan based Techneglas, Inc., Tomasco Mulciber Inc., and A Y Manufacturing, as well as Switzerland based ABB Group and
Columbus has a variety of unique and diverse neighborhoods that make up the character of the city. Some unique neighborhoods where you can find apartments
to rent in Columbus and townhomes to rent in Columbus include: Arena District, Argyle Park, Berwick, Berwin (Berwick Manor), The Bottoms, Brewery District,
Briggsdale, Cherry Creek, Clinton Estates, Clintonville, Dennison Place (The Circles), Discovery District, Downtown Columbus, Driving Park, East Columbus
(Eastside), Eastland, Eastmoor, Easton Area, Edgewood, Far North, Far South, Fifth by Northwest, Flytown, Forest Park, Franklinton, German Village, Georgian
Heights, Glenbrook, Glen Echo, Hardesty Heights, Harrison West, Hilltop, Holly Hill, Hungarian Village, Indianola Forest and Iuka Ravine, Innis Gardens,
Italian Village, King Lincoln Bronzeville, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Village, Linden, Linworth, Maize Morse, Merion Village, McKinley Avenue Corridor, Millbrook,
Milo Grogan, Mount Vernon, Murray Hill, Near East Side, Near Southside, NECKO, North Central, Northcrest, Northern Woods, Northeast,Northgate, Northland,
Northwest, Northwood Park, Old North Columbus, Old Oaks, Olde Towne East, Olentangy, Olentangy River Road, Reeb Hosack, Riverbend, River South District, San
Margherita, Schumacher Place, Seagrave, Short North, South Alum Creek, South Central Accord, South End, Southwest, Swaynes Addition, Taylor Station, Tri South,
Tri Village, University District, University View, Uptown District, Victorian Village, Weinland Park, West Columbus Westgate, Westland and Woodland Park. You may also be interested in luxury apartments for rent in Columbus and condos for rent in Columbus. Use renbits for all of your Columbus Ohio rental searches, including cheap apartments for rent in Columbus.
Columbus Culture and Living
Columbus has a large number of interesting landmarks that attract many tourists and sightseeers. These include: Greek-Revival State Capitol, the art deco
Ohio Judicial Center and the Peter Eisenman designed Wexner Center and Greater Columbus Convention Center. Other buildings of interest include the Rhodes State
Office Tower, LeVeque Tower, and One Nationwide Plaza. The Columbus Museum of Art opened in 1931, and has a collection focusing on European and American art
up to early modernism. The Wexner Center for the Arts, a contemporary art gallery and research facility, is located on the Campus of The Ohio State University.
The Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District includes Inniswood Metro Gardens, a collection of public gardens; Highbanks Metro Park; Battelle
Darby Creek Metro Park; as well as many others. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is world renowned for its collections that include lowland gorillas, polar
bears, manatees, Siberian tigers, cheetahs, and kangaroos. Columbus is the home of many renowned performing arts institutions including the Columbus Symphony
Orchestra, Opera Columbus, BalletMet Columbus, the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, the Contemporary American Theatre Company (CATCO), Columbus Children's Theatre,
Shadowbox Cabaret and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra. Throughout the summer, the Actors' Theatre offers free performances of Shakespearean plays in an open-air
amphitheatre located in German Village.
The Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League play at Nationwide Arena.
Columbus Colleges and Universities
Columbus is the home of two public colleges: The Ohio State University, one of the largest college campuses in the United States, and Columbus State
Community College. In 2009, The Ohio State University was ranked No. 19 in the country by U.S. News and World Report for best public university, and No. 56
overall, scoring in the first tier of schools nationally. Some of OSU's graduate school programs placed in the top 5, including: No. 5 for best veterinary
program and No. 5 for best pharmacy program. The specialty graduate programs of social psychology was ranked No. 2, dispute resolution was ranked No. 5,
vocational education No. 2, and elementary education, secondary teacher education, administration and supervision No. 5. Private institutions located in
Columbus include the Columbus College of Art and Design, Fortis College, DeVry University, Ohio Business College, Ohio Institute of Health Careers, Bradford
School and Franklin University, as well as the religious schools Bexley Hall Episcopal Seminary, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Ohio Dominican University,
Pontifical College Josephinum, and Trinity Lutheran Seminary. Three major suburban schools also have an influence on Columbus' educational landscape: Bexley's
Capital University, Westerville's Otterbein College, and Delaware's Ohio Wesleyan University. If you are a student in Columbus, you will need student housing!
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Columbus Public Transportation
Columbus maintains a widespread municipal bus service called the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA). If you are looking for housed for rent near COTA or
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Columbus. Living near COTA stops and lines in Columbus puts you close to all of the excitements and fun that Columbus has to offer.
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