BUILDING A FUTURE

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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

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Russel and Evelyn Fahl Aquatics Center

The Russel and Evelyn Fahl Aquatics Center opened on July 7th and is now open daily till the beginning of school for general admission from Noon to 7pm. After school starts the pool will only be open on the weekends. The facility is an aquatic playground with two water slides, a vortex water jet area, kids play feature, Lilly pad feature, a basketball hoop, and six-lane competition pool. It is located at 237 N Whitley Street in Columbia City.
Daily Rates are:
Resident infant (0-2): Free
child (3-17): $5
Adults (18-59) $5
Seniors (60+) $5

For more information, Contact Aquatics Manager Jake Johnson at (260-248-5182) or
email at jjohnson@columbiacity.net

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Whitley County Farmers Market

Come Visit the Whitley County Farmers Market in Downtown Columbia City. Fresh produce, lush plants, items for the home, and much more are available for sale. The Courthouse Square is a great location to meet up with the many vendors, neighbors, and friends to find that special item for dinner or a special event. The Farmers Market is open from 8:00am to 12:30pm on Saturdays through the 13th of October.

 

City meetings relocated during City Hall renovations

City Officials announced today that the Second Floor of City Hall will be inaccessible over the next three months. From June through August, extensive renovations to the Roof, Ceiling, HVAC Units, Lighting, and other areas will prevent residents and city employees from accessing the second floor. In April, the Columbia City Common Council approved an energy-efficiency upgrade for City Hall, the Water Department, and the Park Office. “Once these renovations have occurred, the City will save potentially thousands of dollars per year in lighting, heating, and cooling costs.” said Mayor Ryan Daniel. “The project also provides a safe work environment for our Police Department and makes much-needed improvements to protect the integrity of the building.” City Hall was last updated in 1993.

With the renovations, many City Boards and Commissions will be moved to alternative meeting locations. Those Meetings, Dates, and Locations are:

Board of Works (5pm)/City Council (6pm) Meetings will be held at the following locations:

August 14th: The Center for Whitley County Youth (201 W. Market Street)

Columbia City Redevelopment Commission (Noon) Meetings for June through August will be held at the Whitley County Government Center (220 W. Van Buren).

Columbia City Housing Authority (5pm) Meetings for June through August will be held at the Community Foundation of Whitley County (400 N. Whitley Street).

Columbia City Tree Board (5:30pm) Meetings for June through August will be held at the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center (128 W. Van Buren Street).

Columbia City Park Board Meetings for June through August will be held at the Parks Department Office at 1035 E. State Road 205.

Media contact: Teresa Green 260-248-5111

 

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.