Whitley County Farmer's Market

Downtown Columbia City Saturday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm.
Parkview Hospital Parking Lot Wednesday 3pm to 6:30pm

Want to know more about our Community?

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grow beautiful flowers

Master Gardeners

at the parks

Come to Morsches Park and enjoy the Splash Pad!

Baseball & Softball Seasons Begin

at Morsches Park

2019 Limb Pickup Program

The City of Columbia City would like to announce that our limb pickup program will begin soon. This program has been initiated as a means to dispose of limbs and branches from storm related events and small pruning projects. Dates for 2019 are the following:

April 8, May 6, June 3, July 8, August 5, September 3, October 7

Program Guidelines

Limbs are to be placed along the curb in front of your property. Do not place in the roadway.

Curbside pickup only! We do not pick up in alleys.

The limb pickup program is limited to City limits only. There will be one pass only in an area. Please have your limbs out and ready for pickup by 7:00 A.M. on the dates listed above so you will not be missed. The City reserves the right to refuse pickup for those properties it considers not fitting within the guidelines of the program.


Piles that do not exceed a pickup truck size load

Limbs and branches up to 4” in diameter

Bushes (without roots)

Not Acceptable:

Piles are not to exceed a pickup truck size load

Brush from fence-row clearing

Whole trees, logs and limbs cut by contractor or homeowner

Branches left from contractor-provided tree removal

Bushes with roots attached

Grass clippings, leaves and garden debris

No alley pickup!

If you have any questions regarding the acceptability of your materials, Please contact Kelly Cearbaugh, Street Superintendent, at 248-5131 or 258-5115 ext. 2721

Columbia City High School Park Master Plan Survey

We are in the process of master planning and designing a new park at the current Columbia City High
School property and would value your feedback. Your answers and comments are important to us, so
please take a moment and fill out this survey. Please click here to take survey.

Russel & Evelyn Fahl Aquatics Center 2019 Rates

Senior (60+): $60
Adult (18-59): $75
Child (3-17): $60
Infant (0-2): Free
Family of 3: $175
Family of 4: $200
Family of 5: $250

**You can add an additional
family member for $30

Senior (60+): $85
Adult (18-59): $100
Child (3-17): $85
Infant (0-2) Free
Family of 3: $275
Family of 4: $300
Family of 5: $350
**You can add an additional
family member for $30

Visit Downtown CC

Since 1888, Columbia City has stood strong as the center point for commerce and family life in Whitley County. Historic homes and brick streets blend into the downtown corridor with unique shops and businesses for residents and visitors alike.

Scenes from Columbia City

3 reasons to love Columbia City

Whether you are moving into a new home or just stopping by for a cup of joe at Brewha, the City and its residents welcome you with smiling faces and open hands. This safe, hospitable community has grown tremendously over the past 20 years and they aren’t done yet! Enjoy the small town safety and affordability with the accessibility and convenience of big city amenities. With the Orthopedics Capital of the World nearby and the expanding defense and agricultural industries of Northeast Indiana, workers are needed to fill new and expanding companies. We know life is better together, so come be a part of our growing community!

  • Safe Community of friends

    Recently ranked as one of the Top 20 Safest Communities in Indiana, Columbia City prides itself on being a safe and attractive community for individuals and families. Firefighters, Police, and Dispatchers continually work along-side residents to enhance the safety of neighborhoods through proactive programs and practices.

  • There is a Home Waiting for You

    With a diverse housing stock and available lots, there’s a place for you in Columbia City. A quick look around the community will reveal a house of all shapes and sizes just waiting for a family to make it a home. Various available lots hold a world of potential where you can build the home of your dreams. With downtown revitalization, new career opportunities and a great quality of life, you’ll want to be planted at the heart of Whitley County!

  • Conveniently Close to Everything

    Columbia City is strategically located less than 20 miles from Fort Wayne, Warsaw, Fort Wayne International Airport and more than 1200 regional shops and businesses. Within a 600 mile radius is over 50% of all the Nation’s consumer base. That means less shipping time and costs for your business. But, Columbia City is not all about work. Nearby lakes beckon you to relax and enjoy your weekends. Small town eateries will delight your taste buds. And, a friendly conversation is waiting at every corner.