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Columbus is a city in Southern Indiana.

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  1. With an estimated 31.0 mechanical engineers per thousand workers, Columbus has the highest concentration of mechanical engineers in the nation, and the community boasts three times the national average for all types of engineers.
  2. Charles H. "Chuck" Taylor was a Columbus born athlete and later a sports broadcaster. He developed a high top sneaker known as “Chucks” that were created by Converse.
  3. The first diesel powered tractor was produced in Columbus, Indiana in 1930.
  4. Columbus is home to the oldest theater in Indiana, The Crump Theatre, which was built in 1889 by John Crump.
  5. Otter Creek Golf Course in Columbus, has been ranked among the top 25
    public golf courses in the U.S. since its inception in 1964

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