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Columbus, Wisconsin is in the Greater Madison Area of Southwest Wisconsin.



Columbus is a community that has a lot of pre-1930s architecture downtown and a history that dates to 1845. It is about 28 miles northeast of Madison. Columbus has a population of about 5,000 people as of 2016.

Columbus Wisconsin Memorial Day

Get in

View of downtown at sundown

By train

See also: Rail travel in the United States
Union Depot

By bus

  • 2 Lamers Bus Line, 359 N Ludington St (at Columbus Amtrak Station), +1 920-623-3831. Columbus is served by Lamers Bus Service. This connector can provide transportation from the Amtrak Train to many places in Wisconsin.

Get around

Map of Columbus (Wisconsin)










  • 1 Forward Pharmacy Columbus, 100 S Ludington St (Heart of downtown), +1 920 623-2701. Café opened in 2013, serving Steep & Brew coffee. Also have a few local baked treats from 'Prairie Moon Bakery'. Also sells some seasonal gifts and cards, chocolates, candies and party goods.
  • 2 Julies Java House, 9 N Ludington St, +1 920 623-5540. M 6AM-2PM, Tu-F 6AM-5PM, Sa 7AM-1PM, Su 8AM-11:30.
  • 3 Cercis Brewing Company, 140 N Dickason Boulevard (take 16/60 James Street off Hwy 151 look for City Hall Turn North 1 block), +1 920 350-0500, . M W Th 4-9PM, F Sa M-9PM, Su noon-5PM. Brewpub, featuring homemade beers, pizzas, pretzels, and fun.





Go next

Routes through Columbus
St. PaulPortage  W  E  MilwaukeeChicago
DubuqueMadison  SW  NE  Fond du LacManitowoc

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