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Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL
Combined Statistical Area
Toomer's Corner in Downtown Auburn
Toomer's Corner in Downtown Auburn
Location of the Columbus, Georgia-Auburn, Alabama CSA and its counties:     Columbus, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area     Auburn, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area     Tuskegee, Alabama Micropolitan Statistical Area (defunct)
Location of the Columbus, Georgia-Auburn, Alabama CSA and its counties:
     Columbus, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area
     Auburn, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area
     Tuskegee, Alabama Micropolitan Statistical Area (defunct)
Country United States
States Georgia
Largest city Columbus, Georgia
 (2013 est.)
 • CSA
501,649 (89th)
Area code(s) 706, 762, 334

The ColumbusAuburnOpelika, GA-AL Combined Statistical Area is a trading and marketing area made up of four counties in Georgia and three in Alabama. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas and one micropolitan area. As of the 2010 Census, the CSA had a population of 469,327 (though the US Census Bureau's 2013 estimate indicated a population of 501,649).

The Combined Statistical Area consists of the:

Until 2013, the area also officially consisted of the Tuskegee Micropolitan Statistical Area, which consisted of Macon County, Alabama. In 2013, the United States Office of Management and Budget removed Tuskegee Micropolitan Statistical Area from the list of metropolitan areas and from the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika CSA. At the same time, Valley Micropolitan Statistical Area was added to the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika CSA.


In Georgia

In Alabama


The communities (both incorporated and unincorporated) in the combined statistical area are as follows:

In Alabama
In Georgia



Below is a list of the airports in the greater area, followed by their number of enplanements (commercial passenger boardings) that occurred at the airport in calendar year 2008.


  • Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport (IATA: AUOICAO: KAUOFAA LID: AUO), 68
  • Columbus Airport (IATA: CSGICAO: KCSGFAA LID: CSG), 51,288


  • Harris County Airport (IATA: PIMICAO: KPIMFAA LID: PIM), 116
  • Jones Light Aviation Airport (FAA LID: AL56), n/a
  • Lawson Army Airfield (IATA: LSFICAO: KLSFFAA LID: LSF), 13,702
  • Marion County Airport (FAA LID: 82A), n/a
  • Moton Field Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 06A), 2
  • Sharpe Field (FAA LID: AL73), n/a
  • Sommerset Strip Airport (FAA LID: AL89), n/a


Principal Highways

  • US 27.svg U.S. Route 27
  • US 29.svg U.S. Highway 29
  • US 80.svg U.S. Route 80
  • US 280.svg U.S. Route 280
  • US 431.svg U.S. Route 431

State Highways

  • Alabama 13.svg Alabama State Route 13
  • Alabama 14.svg Alabama State Route 14
  • Alabama 26.svg Alabama State Route 26
  • Alabama 49.svg Alabama State Route 49
  • Alabama 51.svg Alabama State Route 51
  • Alabama 81.svg Alabama State Route 81
  • Alabama 147.svg Alabama State Route 147
  • Alabama 169.svg Alabama State Route 169
  • Alabama 267.svg Alabama State Route 267
  • Georgia 1.svg Georgia State Route 1
  • Georgia 18.svg Georgia State Route 18
  • Georgia 22.svg Georgia State Route 22
  • Georgia 26.svg Georgia State Route 26
  • Georgia 30.svg Georgia State Route 30
  • Georgia 41.svg Georgia State Route 41
  • Georgia 85.svg Georgia State Route 85
  • Georgia 103.svg Georgia State Route 103
  • Georgia 116.svg Georgia State Route 116
  • Georgia 137.svg Georgia State Route 137
  • Georgia 190.svg Georgia State Route 190
  • Georgia 219.svg Georgia State Route 219
  • Georgia 520.svg Georgia State Route 520

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