Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL CSA

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Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL Combined Statistical Area
Location of the Columbus, Georgia-Auburn, Alabama CSA and its counties:  Columbus, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area  Auburn, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area  Tuskegee, Alabama Micropolitan Statistical Area (defunct)
Location of the Columbus, Georgia-Auburn, Alabama CSA and its counties:
  Columbus, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area

  Auburn, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area

  Tuskegee, Alabama Micropolitan Statistical Area (defunct)
Country United States
States Georgia
Largest city Columbus, Georgia
Population (2013 est.)
 • CSA 501,649(89th)
Area code(s) 706, 762, 334

The ColumbusAuburnOpelika, GA-AL Combined Statistical Area[1] is a trading and marketing area made up of four counties in Georgia and three in Alabama. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas and one micropolitan area. As of the 2010 Census, the CSA had a population of 469,327 (though the US Census Bureau's 2013 estimate indicated a population of 501,649).[2][3]

The Combined Statistical Area consists of the:

Until 2013, the area also officially consisted of the Tuskegee Micropolitan Statistical Area, which consisted of Macon County, Alabama. In 2013, the United States Office of Management and Budget removed Tuskegee Micropolitan Statistical Area from the list of metropolitan areas and from the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika CSA. At the same time, Valley Micropolitan Statistical Area was added to the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika CSA. [4]


In Georgia

In Alabama


The communities (both incorporated and unincorporated) in the combined statistical area are as follows:

In Alabama
In Georgia

Education institutes

Higher education

Samford Hall at Auburn University. Auburn is the largest university in the Greater Columbus area.

Below is the list of higher education (both public and private) in the area:

Primary and secondary education



Below is a list of the airports in the greater area, followed by their number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2008.




Principal Highways

State Highways


Club League
Auburn Tigers NCAA Division I (Southeastern Conference)
Columbus Cottonmouths Southern Professional Hockey League
Columbus Riverballers American Basketball Association
Columbus Lions Southern Indoor Football League
Columbus State University Cougars NCAA Division II (Peach Belt Conference)


Below are some notable shopping centers in the area:

Notable people