Columbus is the capital and biggest city of Ohio. It is the fifteenth biggest city in the United States, with a population of 835,957 (2014 estimate).
Under the Combined Statistical Area model, the city, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 28th biggest in the country. As per the U.S. Enumeration Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which likewise incorporates Marion, Chillicothe and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,370,839, making it the second biggest metropolitan range in Ohio behind Cleveland.
It is additionally the fourth most crowded state capital in the country and the third biggest city in the Midwestern part of the country. The city is the county seat of Franklin County. It has additionally extended and added bits of connecting Delaware County and Fairfield County. Named for the famous explorer Christopher Columbus, the city was established in the year 1812 at the juncture of the Scioto and Olentangy streams and assumed the elements of state capital in the year 1816.
POPULATION OF COLUMBUS IN 2016:
The city had a population of 799,149 in 2011, 810,103 in 2012, 822,553 in 2013, 835,957 in 2014 and 850,106 in 2015.
The available data indicates that the estimated population for the year 2016 is 854,361.
It has a diversified economy in view of education, government, insurance, garments, steel, and technology. The current Columbus possesses was once called the Ohio Country, under the control of the French Empire via the Vice-royauté of New France. European merchants ran to the territory, pulled in by the fur trade. The territory was regularly caught between warring groups, incorporating American Indian and European intrigues. In the 1740s era, Pennsylvania traders overran the region until the French persuasively expelled them. In the mid 1750s, George Washington was sent to the Ohio Country by the Ohio Company to study and the battle for control of the domain would start Europe’s Seven Years’ War with the French and Indian War. Amid this period the nation was routinely occupied with turmoil, with slaughters and fights. The 1763 Treaty of Paris surrendered the nation to the British Empire.
The area’s climate is damp mainland portrayed by hot, moist summers and frosty, dry winters. The city is inside USDA hardiness zone 6a. Winter snowfall is moderately light, subsequent to the city is not in the ordinary way of strong winter lows, for example, the Nor’easters that strike cities more towards east. It is likewise too far south and west for lake-impact snow from Lake Erie to have much impact, despite the fact that the lakes towards the North add to long extends of shady spells in winter.
The city is home to a relative LGBT community, with an expected 34,952 gay, lesbian, or bisexual residents. It has been evaluated as one of the best cities in the nation for gays and lesbians to live, furthermore as the most underrated gay city in the United States.
Around July 2012, the Columbus City Council consistently passed a domestic partnership registry.
The city has a by and large solid and diversified economy. In the year 2010, it was one of the 10 best big cities in the nation, as per Relocate America, a land research firm. Market Watch positioned Columbus and it’s metro range as the No. 7 best place in the nation to work a business in the year 2008. In the year 2012, Forbes Magazine positioned the city as the best city for working moms. In the year 2007, the city was positioned No. 3 in the United States by FDI magazine for cities of the Future and No. 4 for most business-accommodating in the country. The city was positioned as the seventh most strongest economy in the country in the year 2006 and the best in Ohio, as indicated by Policom Corp.
In the year 2011, the city’s metropolitan range’s GDP was $94.7 billion, up from $90 billion in the year of 2009, a high from $85.5 billion in the year 2006.