is located in Lexington County
on the western outskirts of Columbia
along Interstate 26 near Lake Murray.
There is also a West Columbia, Texas.
West Columbia is part of the Columbia, South Carolina metro area.
The City of West Columbia is located in the eastern portion of Lexington County, along the Congaree and Saluda Rivers, within the Columbia metropolitan area. In the next millennium, the City will focus itself on preserving unique, historic areas of the city as well as beautification, image, growth, and economic development.
West Columbia is a community on the Congaree River in Lexington County graced with tree-lined streets, quaint shops, long-time residents and young families. Protective of the natural beauty of the river and its small town feel, West Columbia sparkles on the river across the bridge from the capital city of Columbia.