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The seat of Colorado County, Columbus is located west of Houston between Flatonia and Sealy on I-10 on the banks of the Colorado River.

Atwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge is nearby.

In 1961 a group of civic leaders organized the Magnolia Homes Tour, a nonprofit organization established to preserve the unique local culture, traditions, and heritage of Columbus as embodied in its historic buildings. Tours are conducted on the first and third Thursdays of each month and include a dozen major attractions.

Columbus had 3,916 inhabitants and 326 businesses in 2000.

History Colorado County Courthouse | Stafford Opera House |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Leyco Real Estate |

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03/05 Coming to The area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.