Overview: Columbia, which was developed with the intention of enhancing the quality of life of residents, has been consistently ranked in the top 10 of CNN Money's Best Places to Live in America. It is the second wealthiest community in the United States, according to the 2013 U.S. Census Bureau.
Community: Columbia is made up of 10 self-contained villages. Each village has several neighborhoods and may have a middle and high school in their center. All villages have a shopping center, recreational facilities, a community center, a system of bike/walking paths, and homes. Single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and apartments are found in most of the town’s neighborhoods. Man-made Lake Kittamaqundi and the large regional mall, The Mall in Columbia, make up the centerpiece of community. The Mall in Columbia has more than 200 stores and restaurants and a multiplex movie theater for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Location: Columbia is located in Howard County, between Baltimore and Washington, DC. The Columbia Town Center is located off of Little Patuxent Parkway. Howard Community College is located near Columbia’s town center. The University of Phoenix, American Career Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Loyola University Maryland, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Maryland University of Integrative Health, and Johns Hopkins University have facilities on the east side of town at Columbia Gateway Business Park. Major roads in the area are MD Routes 29, 32, 175, and 108.
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