Profiles of Historic Columbia

The Historic Zoning Commission serves as Columbia's official historic preservation review body to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Columbia’s historic resources. The Historic Zoning Commission is supported by staff from the Planning & Zoning division within Development Services. Columbia is one of fifty Certified Local Governments in Tennessee. This designation indicates that a municipality has taken action to preserve its unique historic character. Columbia has designated five historic districts. There are numerous historic sites and structure both in and outside of the districts. Some of these fascinating spaces are profiled here.