where exactly is columbus, indiana?

South of Indianapolis

Columbus, Indiana is located in the heart of the American Midwest, just 45 miles south of Indianapolis. We’re the county seat of Bartholomew County, which is also home to a popular retail outlet center and thriving agriculture. The impressive bridge that takes you over the White River into downtown was the first cable-stayed bridge of its kind in North America.

GET DIRECTIONS

Quick Access to Airports

Columbus is located right on U.S. 65 between Indianapolis and Louisville. It's also an easy drive to Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis.

It's no problem when you want to connect with friends and family who live away because you'll have quick access to highways and airports.

But with Columbus being listed as one of the 10 coolest U.S. cities to visit by Forbes, they'll likely be wanting to come see you.