Centrally located between the metropolitan areas of Lancaster, York, and Harrisburg, the Borough is physically and economically linked to the Lancaster and York urbanized areas. The main transportation links connecting Columbia Borough with other parts of Lancaster County include U.S. Route 30, and PA Routes 462 and 441. Route I-76 (the Pennsylvania Turnpike), I-83, U.S. Routes 30 and 222 and PA Routes 283 and 41 provide convenient access that links York and Lancaster Counties with Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. With the 21st Century, Columbia is now experiencing a resurgence of
economic development and community revitalization that is projected to see the investment of private capital at a level of 10% a year in the total value of the community. This growth in private capital investment is a result of the renewed collaborative effort of the community’s leadership and the development community who see a community with incredible architectural beauty located on a beautiful river in an area that is located in one of the diverse economic engines in the State of Pennsylvania that still has available undervalued property for new investment. Columbia is again experiencing economic renewal and solid community growth.