New Resident Resources

Welcome to the City of Columbus.  Life here is enhanced by the preservation of our local history and the enjoyment of today.  Our community combines agriculture, industry, history, civic activities, recreation and countless other events for a wholesome and fulfilled lifestyle, making it an ideal place to raise a family and grow your business.

The following information should help ease the transition of moving into the area for new residents.

 You have a choice of schools to attend. Crosby or lignite.

Contact Info

Montana Dakota Utilities
Electric Service
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Lignite Oil
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Cable and Internet
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City Of Columbus
Water,Sewer, and garbage
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Divide County High School
Crosby ND
(701) 965-6324
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Burke Central School District
Lignite ND
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit

Where do I go to vote?

All City elections are conducted by the County of Burke located in Bowbells, please visit the elections page for locations and upcoming election information.