Welcome to the Town of Columbus, NY.
Situated in the northeast corner of Chenango County, Columbus is home to about 975 people, picturesque farms and thriving businesses. Much of the town, which covers 37.5 square miles, occupies a ridge between the Chenango and Unadilla rivers, a land where rural vistas abound.
Settled beginning in the 1780s, Columbus, N.Y. is the nation's first Columbus, incorporated in 1805. Among its historical structures are the Columbus Town Hall and Columbus Quarter School. In 1986, the Columbus Community Church, an 1844 Greek Revival building with a three-stage bell tower, was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Easy to reach from many directions, Columbus is crisscrossed by New York State routes 8 and 80.