About Columbus

Population: 1,893

Elevation: 3,602 feet

Size: 1.21 square miles

Columbus is nestled between the Yellowstone River and I-90 and holds the county seat. It is a full service community and is the largest populated town in Stillwater County. There is so much to do in Columbus, from recreational activities to business and social events. Visit the Museum of Beartooth, float the Yellowstone River, camp at Itch-Kep-Pe Park, and so much more!

Columbus began as a stage station on the Yellowstone rail and has grown into a shipping center for farm and ranch lands surrounding the town. Columbus is your go to destination to start your trip to Yellowstone National Park.

Don’t forget to check the City of Columbus website!


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