Economic Development

Columbus is home to many thriving businesses!  Watch the video below to learn more about our City and the businesses that have chosen to make Columbus their home.

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What is Economic Development?

According to the U.S. Economic Development Administration, economic development is defined as: "Creating the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, businesses and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, job creation and private investment."

Columbus Economic Development Authority Mission Statement

The mission of the EDA is to facilitate responsible economic growth and redevelopment that contributes significantly to Columbus' taxbase with a goal of maintaining an affordable rural lifestyle for our residents.