Columbus January 01, 2018
9 Reasons Why People In Columbus Should Be Proud Of Their City
There’s a reason you have a great time living in Columbus, and you love showing visitors around town. It’s because Columbus is a great city and there is a lot to be proud of here! From the community to the food to the views – we’re pretty great. Here are nine reasons why you should be proud of our city.
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1. Columbus is a super smart (and getting smarter) city.
In 2013 the Intelligent Community Forum named Columbus the most intelligent city in the country. We have also ranked in the top 20 most educated and most literate cities.
2. Columbus was first to do some pretty cool things.
The world's first water filtration facility was designed right here in Columbus. The same facility design and treatment protocols are still used all over the world. Check out some other
things that came from Columbus
3. Columbus has a very diverse and tolerant community.
Our city is very friendly and a leader in embracing differences and being strong together. We celebrate our diversity through festivals and parades, but at the end of the day, we're all just great people living in a great city.
4. Columbus is beautiful.
Let the city streets and views speak for themselves! Columbus is constantly being improved and becoming even more good-looking. Check out some of our city's
5. There's a lot to do here.
Whether you're into sports, art, music, volunteering - you name it - you will find so many events to enjoy and so many like-minded people to enjoy them with. Columbus is a huge city filled with great minds, and we're always coming up with new ways to learn and have a good time. Have you checked some items off of
Columbus's Ultimate Bucket List
6. You can do a lot on a budget in Columbus.
Is there anything that's better than having a lot of things to do? Yes, doing things for free! In Columbus, there are lots of ways to live on a budget and to do really fun activities for free. Check out this list of
free things to do in Columbus
7. Columbus has fantastic food.
'Nuff said. Columbus is home to a wild and growing food scene. There is always something new opening. There are also so many fantastic old restaurants around. The food here is diverse, always available, and incredibly tasty.
8. The nature in and around Columbus is beautiful.
Our city does a phenomenal job of preserving nature and green spaces throughout the city. As a result, there are endless hikes to take and scenery to enjoy. If you're looking for some spots to enjoy nature, start with these
hikes around the city
9. Columbus has some incredible history.
We're still a young city, but our history has already been so saturated with incredible people and wonderful stories. Get a glimpse of Columbus's history with some of the
oldest photos of the city
What are some of the reasons you are proud of our city? Share them with us!