is strategically located within the economic epicenter of the State of
Tennessee. The heart of Maury County, TN, Columbia is located along the I-65
corridor, the geographic center of the South Central Tennessee region and a
regional hub for economic and business activity in South Central Tennessee.
also rests in the southern portion of the ten (10)-county Middle Tennessee
Region that includes the State Capitol (Nashville) at the center, an approximate 45 minute
drive from Columbia to Nashville.
member of the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), the City
of Columbia coordinates transportation planning with MPO member counties and
cities within the seven-county Nashville Area and the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
See 2016 Nashville Area MPO Planning Area Map.