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Columbus is located in Platte County (of which it is the county seat) 17 miles west of Schuyler between Fremont and Grand Island along US Hwy 30 near Lake Babcock Reservoir, Loup River and the Platte River.

Early in 1856, several men living in Columbus, Ohio, dreamed of a bold business venture: the establishment of a town along the route of the proposed transcontinental railway. By March they had formed the "Columbus Town Company," and believing the logical choice for a railroad would be in the wide, flat Platte Valley.

Today, Columbus has many recreation opportunities to offer, such as: hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, softball, tennis, soccer, racquetball, handball, stock Car Racing, Riflery, archery, fitness Centers, gymnastics, dance, bowling, hiking/Biking, sand Volleyball, golf, horse Shows, martial Arts, simulcast Horse Racing and Parimutuel Thoroughbred Horse Racing.

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