You will find Columbia midway between Kansas City and St. Louis in the Central part of Missouri along Interstate 70. Within the city is a regional airport that is the only commercial airport in mid-Missouri. Many residents of Columbia apartments get around though using the public bus system.
A typical college town, University of Missouri students makes up many of the residents and is the largest employer. Columbia apartments are available within a short distance of other large employers mostly in the insurance and health care companies. Many residents also commute to nearby Jefferson City to work.
The community offers and exciting mix of restaurants, shops, galleries, music venues, and coffee houses within reach of many Columbia apartments. There are also over a dozen festivals such as Summer Music Festival and Inside Columbia Wine & Food Festival which last six days long.
Tip: Get a FASTPass electronic fare card and save on unlimited use of the cities bus service.
A post office in Columbia is located at 2300 Bernadette Drive Ste 200. The phone number is 573-447-0101.
Average Rent in Columbia, MO
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