Getting Settled in Columbus

Columbus is a great place to get involved and make a difference.  Here are a few organizations which can help you to become better acquainted with the community and connect with others new to our community.

Columbus Newcomers Club

Columbus Newcomers Club was set up to help those new to Columbus, Indiana to settle in and meet new friends. However, we welcome anyone who would like meet new friends, whether they have lived in Columbus for 2 weeks or 20 years!

The club meets on the third Thursday of the month for a general meeting at the Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Avenue in Columbus, Indiana.

Engage Columbus

Engage Columbus is a program of Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County.  Our mission is to connect community members to the information, resources, opportunities, and people that will make them feel welcome and engaged in the Columbus community.

Columbus Visitors Center

The Columbus Visitors Center actively markets the uniqueness and advantages of the Columbus/Bartholomew County community while engaging and educating visitors, overnights guests, and residents.  This organization is a great resource to learn more about Columbus history and architecture.