Columbia is a community in Howard County, Maryland comprising 10 villages. Columbia’s villages consist of Wilde Lake, Harper’s Choice, Oakland Mills, Long Reach, Owen Brown, Hickory Ridge, Dorsey’s Search, Kings Contrivance, River Hill and Town Center.
Many street names in Columbia are based on literature, including the work of J.R.R. Tolkien and Robert Frost. In 2006, Money magazine ranked Columbia the fourth best place to live on its 100 “Best Places to Live” list.
The Columbia Association operates 23 outdoor swimming pools, six indoor pools, two water slides, ice and roller-skating rinks, an equestrian center, a sports park with miniature golf, a skateboard park, batting cages, picnic pavilions and three athletic clubs.
Major roadways in Columbia include U.S. Route 29, Interstate 95, MD 32, MD 108, MD 100 and MD 175. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the median household income in Columbia was $94,966. Males had a median income of $60,498 versus $41,501 for females, according to the Census.
The city is home to the Merriweather Post Pavilion and is serviced by the Maryland Transit Administration. For information about parks and recreational activities, you can visit the Howard County website.
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