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Columbia, SC (Fort Jackson)

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Area of Interest Website Description
Amenities
Columbia Points of Interest www.areavibes.com/columbia-sc/amenities/ Columbia Points of Interest from Trip Advisor
Assessments
Richland County Assessors Office richlandcountysc.gov/Government/Departments/Taxes/Assessor Real estate, vehicle, business and personal property tax information is available online by making just three clicks and entering some basic data.
City Descriptions
Columbia Area Communities www.areavibes.com/fallon-nv/best-places-to-live/ Columbia’s strength lies in her neighborhoods. The City of Columbia works closely with neighborhood organizations to increase the lines of communications between neighborhoods and Columbia City Hall.
Columbia Homepage columbiasc.net/ Columbia Homepage
Columbia Neighborhoods columbiasc.net/about-columbia/neighborhoods Columbia’s strength lies in her neighborhoods. The City of Columbia works closely with neighborhood organizations to increase the lines of communications between neighborhoods and Columbia City Hall.
Comprehensive Mapping
Colummbia Interactive GIS Apps gis.columbiasc.gov/#tabs-1 This application provides city related information to the public based on a user’s input address. It shows whether an input address is located within the city limit and information about council district, council member, neighborhood and zoning.
Crime
Columbia Crime Data www.bestplaces.net/crime/city/south-carolina/columbia Columbia Crime Data Columbia, South Carolina, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 72. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 31.1.
Columbia Police Department columbiapd.net/ Columbia Police Department
Crime Rates for Columbia, SC spotcrime.com/sc/columbia Recent Crime in Columbia, SC
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/ The RAIDSONLINE.com Web site was developed to help citizens visualize and understand crime in their communities.
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/ CrimeReports works with law-enforcement agencies to help reduce, prevent and solve crime by enabling officials to easily dialog with citizens. They offer a public crime map, alert messaging, anonymous tipping and data analytics.
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between jurisdictions hosting public sex offender registries and the federal government and is offered free of charge to the public.
South Carolina – Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics www.sciway.net/statistics/crime.html South Carolina – Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics
South Carolina Public Sex Offender Registry scor.sled.sc.gov/ConditionsOfUse.aspx South Carolina has moved to a new sex offender management application called SORT. SORT is provided at no charge by the U.S. Department of Justice to the State of South Carolina.
Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Columbia Demographics www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/columbiacitysouthcarolina/PST045216 QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members GovTrack.us is a tool by Civic Impulse, LLC to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress, promoting and innovating government transparency and civic education through novel uses of technology.
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/ This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district, with links to your member’s website and contact page.
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry Type in a ZIP Code to see demographic and lifestyle information about a specific neighborhood.
Economics
Columbia Chamber of Commerce www.columbiachamber.com/ Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Columbia Development Corp columbiasc.gov/cdc The Columbia Development Corporation is a catalyst that stimulates economic and residential development served to advance the overall quality of life in Columbia.
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk US Census Business Patterns. You need to enter a location.
Education
Columbia Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/south-carolina/columbia/colleges CityTownInfo is dedicated to providing detailed reference source for information on US cities and towns, as well as careers and education in the US.
Columbia School Ratings www.greatschools.org/south-carolina/columbia/ GreatSchools Ratings
Richland County Public Schools www.richlandone.org/ Richland County Public Schools Website
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/ The National Center for Education Statistics provides clear, complete information about NCES’ mission and activities, and to serve the research, education and other interested communities.
Richland County School Locator trans.richland2.org/InfoLocator/InfoLocator/Locator.aspx?OrgGuid=ORG-RICH2 Find a school in Columbia, SC
South Carolina Department of Education www.ed.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Education
South Carolina School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/SC/ Find a school in South Carolina.
Emergency Management
Columbia Fire Department colafire.net/ Columbia Fire Department/td>
Columbia Homeless Shelters and Supportive Housing www.shelterlistings.org/city/columbia-sc.html Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income. We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in New Orleans, LA below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing.
FEMA www.fema.gov/ FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/ FEMA Declared Disasters by Year or State
South Carolina Emergency Management Division scemd.org/ South Carolina Emergency Management Agency
Groups
Columbia Churches www.churchfinder.com/churches/sc/columbia Welcome to Church Finder® – the best way to find Christian churches in Key West FL. If you are looking for a church JOIN FOR FREE to find the right church for you. Churches in Monroe County Florida and zip code 33040 are included with reviews of Baptist churches, Methodist churches, Catholic churches, Pentecostal and Assembly of God churches, Lutheran churches and other Protestant and Catholic Christian churches.
Columbia Civic Associations www.chamberofcommerce.com/columbia-sc/clubs-civic-associations Columbia Clubs & Civic Associations
Columbia Fraternal Organizations www.dexknows.com/columbia-sc/fraternal-organizations/ Columbia Fraternal Organizations
Columbia Homeowner Associations www.yellowpages.com/columbia-sc/homeowners-associations Columbia Homeowner Associations
Columbia Youth Organizations hub.biz/Columbia,SC/Youth-Organizations-Centers-Clubs Youth Organizations Centers Clubs Near Columbia
Health
Columbia Hospital Ratings www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/sc-south-carolina/columbia Healthgrades National Health Index. Health is a simple goal. But your individual health depends on a variety of factors, including the quality of healthcare in your community, as well as the lifestyle choices you make each day. The more you know about these facets of your care, the healthier you—and your community—can be. That’s why Healthgrades is proud to introduce the National Health Index. Congratulations to this year’s list of 25 U.S. cities where patients, providers and hospitals are getting healthcare right.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control www.scdhec.gov/ Non-negotiables of our Agency character, defining how we interact with others, shaping our decision processes, and guiding our organizational beliefs about how we achieve our mission.
South Carolina Department of Social Services dss.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Social Services
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0 Military Installations
Man-Made Hazards
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program myRTK is an EPA website designed to display nearby facilities regulated under federal environmental laws for any address. Facility reports provide summaries of chemical/pollutant releases, chemical effects, and compliance history.
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html Military Moving Tips
Natural Hazards
Columbia Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/columbia-sc-natural-disasters-extremes.htm Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes from USA.com
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal The map associated with the property of interest shown using the Map Search feature will not “exactly” pinpoint the address on the flood map. If you require assistance with this tool, please contact the MSC Customer Service Department at (877) 336-2627.
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/ Zillow analyzes real estate information on millions of homes for sale across the United States and calculates home values (Zestimates) and the Zillow Home Value Price Index.
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Charleston Cemeteries www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/south-carolina/charleston.php Charleston Cemetaries
Columbia Cemeteries www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/south-carolina/columbia.php Columbia Cemetaries
Columbia Historic Sites www.sciway.net/tourism/columbia-sc-historic-sites.html Columbia Historic Sites
Columbia Parks www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/facilities Parks and Recreation provides many opportunities for friends, families and visitors to enjoy themselves by offering exercise, entertainment and relaxation while visiting and enjoying our wonderful parks and facilities all around the city.
Columbia Trails www.traillink.com/city/columbia-sc-trails/ Columbia Trails and Maps
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm The National Park Service works with tribes, governments, nonprofits, businesses, and citizens that are revitalizing their communities, preserving local history, celebrating local heritage, and creating close to home opportunities to get outside.
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/ This register is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Properties include sites, buildings and structures that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/ The National Wetlands Inventory Program has been producing wetland maps and geospatial wetland data for the United States since the mid-1970s. The status of mapping has been made available through various media throughout the program’s 30-year history.
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/ The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is the nation’s premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife and plants.
Recreation
Columbia Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/SC/Columbia.htm This directory contains information on about 19,000 golf courses, resorts, and private country clubs, in about 6,000 cities in the U.S!
Columbia Recreation www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/facilities/neighborhood-rec-centers Neighborhood Recreation Centers are nestled in various neighborhoods throughout the City of Columbia to cater to the families that reside within each community. The centers consist of about 1500-2400 square feet of space, each including a multi-purpose room, kitchen, and restroom facilities.
Transportation
Columbia Parking www.columbiasc.net/parking The City of Columbia Parking Services Department provides citizens, businesses and visitors with parking programs for on-street, garage and lot parking; enforcement of parking regulations; assistance with neighborhood parking problems; and works with the City’s economic development offices to assist in providing parking for businesses.
Columbia Traffic Accidents accidentdatacenter.com/us/south-carolina/columbia-sc Complete Columbia, SC accident reports and news.
Columbia Traffic Engineering www.columbiasc.net/traffic-engineering The data on this web site is posted for informational purposes only. The admission of this data as evidence is restricted by 23 USC 409. It may be used to aid in the efficient dissemination of traffic information for planning purposes. Users agree to hold harmless and indemnify the RPC as well as its officers and employees of any liability whatsoever which may develop by users’ review and use of this data. Users are responsible to be knowledgeable of the character and limitations associated with traffic data if used in planning work and thereby its responsible use in the same. The data contained within this website is periodically updated. Users are responsible to be aware of any updates and incorporate the updated data as may be appropriate for their work.
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/ Committed to providing GPS coordinates of every red light camera in Canada, and the United States.
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU Washington D.C. Photo Enforced Camera Locations (Red Light, Speed, Stop Sign, Right Turn, E-Z Pass Toll Road)
South Carolina Department of Transportation www.dot.state.sc.us/ South Carolina Department of Transportation
The Comet catchthecomet.org/ The COMET is a new transit system with new energy and new leadership. And from mechanics to drivers and from planners to board members, we don’t believe in running a public transit system that’s boring and stale.
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/ Nationwide Cell Phone Towers/Coverage information
Columbia Utilities utilitieslocal.com/states/south-carolina/columbia/ Columbia Area Utilities
Veterans Affairs
Department of Veteran’s Affairs www.va.gov/ The US Department of Veterans Affairs provides patient care and federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.
VA Home Loan Eligibility www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/purchaseco_eligibility.asp You must have satisfactory credit, sufficient income, and a valid Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to be eligible for a VA-guaranteed home loan. The home must be for your own personal occupancy. The eligibility requirements to obtain a COE are listed below for Servicemembers and Veterans, spouses, and other eligible beneficiaries.
Zoning
Columbia Planning and Development Services www.columbiasc.net/planning-development Columbia Planning and Development Services
Columbia Zoning www.columbiasc.net/zoning-land-use/ The City of Columbia uses zoning regulations to preserve, protect, and support the use of existing residences, businesses, and properties. We strive to provide a reasonable expectation of how areas will develop and change over time.
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/ National Conservation Easement Database.
South Carolina Conservation Easements shpo.sc.gov/programs/tax/Pages/Easements.aspx Conservation easements (sometimes called preservation easements) are voluntary legal agreements that can be used to protect significant historic, archaeological, or cultural resources.
Area of Interest Website
Amenities
Columbia Points of Interest www.areavibes.com/columbia-sc/amenities/
Assessments
Richland County Assessors Office richlandcountysc.gov/Government/Departments/Taxes/Assessor
City Descriptions
Columbia Area Communities www.areavibes.com/fallon-nv/best-places-to-live/
Columbia Homepage columbiasc.net/
Columbia Neighborhoods columbiasc.net/about-columbia/neighborhoods
Comprehensive Mapping
Colummbia Interactive GIS Apps gis.columbiasc.gov/#tabs-1
Crime
Columbia Crime Data www.bestplaces.net/crime/city/south-carolina/columbia
Columbia Police Department columbiapd.net/
Crime Rates for Columbia, SC spotcrime.com/sc/columbia
National Crime Mapping raidsonline.com/
National Crime Tracking www.crimereports.com/
National Sex Offender Registry www.nsopw.gov
South Carolina – Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics www.sciway.net/statistics/crime.html
South Carolina Public Sex Offender Registry scor.sled.sc.gov/ConditionsOfUse.aspx
Demographics
American Fact Finder factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/newsandnotes_listing.xhtml
Columbia Demographics www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/columbiacitysouthcarolina/PST045216
Congressional District Map www.govtrack.us/congress/members
Congressional Representatives www.house.gov/representatives/find/
Zip Code Demographics www.esri.com/data/esri_data/ziptapestry
Economics
Columbia Chamber of Commerce www.columbiachamber.com/
Columbia Development Corp columbiasc.gov/cdc
Zip Code Business Patterns factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?src=bkmk
Education
Columbia Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools www.citytowninfo.com/places/south-carolina/columbia/colleges
Columbia School Ratings www.greatschools.org/south-carolina/columbia/
Richland County Public Schools www.richlandone.org/
National Center for Education Statistics nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/
Richland County School Locator trans.richland2.org/InfoLocator/InfoLocator/Locator.aspx?OrgGuid=ORG-RICH2
South Carolina Department of Education www.ed.sc.gov/
South Carolina School Locator www.schooldigger.com/go/SC/
Emergency Management
Columbia Fire Department colafire.net/
Columbia Homeless Shelters and Supportive Housing www.shelterlistings.org/city/columbia-sc.html
FEMA www.fema.gov/
FEMA Disaster Declarations www.fema.gov/disasters/
South Carolina Emergency Management Division scemd.org/
Groups
Columbia Churches www.churchfinder.com/churches/sc/columbia
Columbia Civic Associations www.chamberofcommerce.com/columbia-sc/clubs-civic-associations
Columbia Fraternal Organizations www.dexknows.com/columbia-sc/fraternal-organizations/
Columbia Homeowner Associations www.yellowpages.com/columbia-sc/homeowners-associations
Columbia Youth Organizations hub.biz/Columbia,SC/Youth-Organizations-Centers-Clubs
Health
Columbia Hospital Ratings www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/sc-south-carolina/columbia
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control www.scdhec.gov/
South Carolina Department of Social Services dss.sc.gov/
Installations
Military Installations Information www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0
Man-Made Hazards
Toxic Release Sites www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program
Moving
Moving Tips www.military.com/spouse/military-relocation/pcs-moves/military-spouse-and-family-moves-101-pcs.html
Natural Hazards
Columbia Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes www.usa.com/columbia-sc-natural-disasters-extremes.htm
FEMA Flood Zones msc.fema.gov/portal
Nearby Sales Estimates
Nearby Sales Estimates www.zillow.com/
Open Spaces and Other Protected Areas
Charleston Cemeteries www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/south-carolina/charleston.php
Columbia Cemeteries www.imortuary.com/cemeteries/south-carolina/columbia.php
Columbia Historic Sites www.sciway.net/tourism/columbia-sc-historic-sites.html
Columbia Parks www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/facilities
Columbia Trails www.traillink.com/city/columbia-sc-trails/
National Parks www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm
National Registry of Historic Places www.nps.gov/nr/
National Wetlands Inventory www.fws.gov/wetlands/
National Wildlife Refuges www.fws.gov/refuges/
Recreation
Columbia Golf Courses www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/SC/Columbia.htm
Columbia Recreation www.columbiasc.net/parks-recreation/facilities/neighborhood-rec-centers
Transportation
Columbia Parking www.columbiasc.net/parking
Columbia Traffic Accidents accidentdatacenter.com/us/south-carolina/columbia-sc
Columbia Traffic Engineering www.columbiasc.net/traffic-engineering
Red Light Cameras www.redlightcameralist.com/
Red Light Cameras www.photoenforced.com/dc.html#.VRG52vnF8QU
South Carolina Department of Transportation www.dot.state.sc.us/
The Comet catchthecomet.org/
Utilities
Cell Phone Reception www.cellreception.com/
Columbia Utilities utilitieslocal.com/states/south-carolina/columbia/
Veterans Affairs
Department of Veteran’s Affairs www.va.gov/
VA Home Loan Eligibility www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/purchaseco_eligibility.asp
Zoning
Columbia Planning and Development Services www.columbiasc.net/planning-development
Columbia Zoning www.columbiasc.net/zoning-land-use/
National Conservation Easement Database www.conservationeasement.us/
South Carolina Conservation Easements shpo.sc.gov/programs/tax/Pages/Easements.aspx

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