West ColumbiaWest Columbia is located just across the Congaree River from Downtown Columbia. Home to a population of about 17,000, West Columbia offers a wide variety of housing options.Known for being friendly, welcoming, and affordable, West Columbia also has excellent schools, great recreational opportunities, and a myriad of dining and shopping options. Popular outdoor activities include fly-fishing on the nearby Congaree and Broad Rivers, kayaking or tubing down the Congaree River, and walking, jogging, or biking alongside the rivers on various greenways.
West Columbia is home to many excellent restaurants ranging from fast casual, like the original Zesto of West Columbia, to upscale, like the DiRōNA award winning Terra. For the beer lovers, Savage Craft Ale Works has a variety of tasty options and has a rooftop with one of the best views of downtown Columbia. For families, The Riverwalk Park and Amphitheatre hosts plenty of events for all ages.