Columbus is in Columbia and Dodge counties. Nearby cities include Fall River, Waterloo and Sun Prairie. Columbus is about 60 minutes away from Milwaukee, the hub of the state. Take a trip into the setting of American classic sitcom "Happy Day's" to peruse its charming cafes, beautiful boutiques, or to indulge in the arts scene which has something for everyone. Spend a day at the Milwaukee Art Museum, which reopens in the Fall of 2015. Proximity to an exciting city such as Milwaukee is just one reason why Columbus is a great option for families who are looking for homes for rent.
Fun Facts about Columbus
Wisconsin is dotted with silly and historical roadside attractions. Start in Milwaukee and work your way around the state to see JFK'S Twine Ball in Lake Nebagamon, Forevertron in North Freedom and Fred Smith's Concrete Park in Phillips.
Columbus is home to Hydro Street Brewing Company. Tour the facility to see how hops, malts and other ingredients are combined to make the draft and bottled libations. The brewery also has a tasting room and a gift shop.
Columbus hosts the Columbus Horse & Carriage Festival every summer. Because it's one of the largest horse and carriage driving shows, it draws in competitors and spectators from all over the country.
Information for Renters
Visit the city's official website if you'd like to learn more about local government, city departments or to access a map of the area.
Check out the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce for membership information, or to find out more about businesses in the area. The site also has a brief overview of Columbus as well as a link to Amtrak.