The nearly 50 square miles of Columbus, MN, has fewer than 4000 people. The average age among its residents was nearly 49 years of age.
Its community has a rural feel, with plenty of wide open space. The property value in 2017 was reportedly $250000-plus.
To its first settlers, Columbus provided a peaceful place to raise a family as early as 1855. Within a year, the city was platted. By 1857, the city had a hotel, a general store, a blacksmith, a gunsmith, a wagon maker and more.
Some of the earliest industry to build the company came in the form of grass twine and, ultimately, carpeting. Subsequent to World War I, that industry died and its dedicated land was reverted to public land.
With the Carlos Avery State Wildlife Management Area occupying much of the city, homes are found in the suburbs located nearby the city's heart.
New homes in the area, namely those alongside Howard Lake, have proven to be the most valuable.
There was last reported to be nine public schools serving Columbus, including a variety of elementary schools.
The educational options are rated as better than average, according to Niche.com. Columbus Elementary School was rated a B+ school.
Many come to Columbus for its casino and horse racing track. However, the presence of its nature preserves is remarkable, and the city celebrates a number of other natural hideaways.
Columbus City Park spans a full 22 acres, featuring ball fields, tennis courts, picnic areas and more.
As the Twin Cities Metro continues to spread outward, Columbus shows a lot of promise. TAG Group can help you with any concern regarding the homes for sale in Columbus, and we work regularly with clients from throughout the state of Minnesota. Contact us any time to schedule your free consultation.