Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County and Columbus, Indiana is consistently ranked among the Top Ten locations in the United States. With one of the highest concentrations of engineering talent in the nation, 39% manufacturing employment, I-65 access, and nationally recognized community living, now is the right time to consider the unexpected opportunities this unforgettable community has to offer.

Your Indiana Adventure Awaits

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The Perfect Place to Put Down Roots

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Invested in Your Success

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Meet New People

We are set up to be the voice of young professionals for Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce initiatives and act as a community advocate on issues impacting young professionals.
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Why move here?

Here in Columbus, Indiana, we’ve been challenging ourselves to be the best community of our size for decades. We’re adding young people at one of the fastest rates in the country. Find out why we are right for you.
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The small city feel with big city activities.
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World-Class Architecture

Columbus, Indiana is ranked sixth in the nation for architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects, right behind Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, D.C.

Career Opportunities Galore

Columbus is home to 35 international companies that employ around 9,000 people. We have one of the highest number of mechanical engineers per capita anywhere in the nation, and there are also many opportunities for other branches of engineering, IT specialists, HR, and financial experts, medical professionals and healthcare administrators, and educators

Activities For Everyone

Grabbing lunch in our city's beautiful downtown while enjoying our walkable shopping, don't forget to check out the public art and world-class architecture. There is no shortage of fun for all ages.

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Larry Garrity
(812) 379-1540
County Government Office 440 Third Street, Room 205
Columbus, IN 47201
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