Columbus in Central Mississippi has a population of roughly 24,000 people.
Jackson, the state capital, is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) southwest of Columbus, while Tuscaloosa is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the east.
You'll find plenty of burning rubber and high-octane action at the Columbus Speedway and the Magnolia Motor Speedway, two of the premier raceways in Columbus. Meet fellow motorsports fanatics, visit the pits and check out the garages, and, if you’re there on a race day, enjoy all the tyre-squealing action as local speed demons do battle for the chequered flag.
If you are looking to buy souvenirs, fashion and food, you’ll love the stores and stalls of the Leigh Mall Shopping Center. It is a vibrant area packed with fashion, accessories and fresh food venues.