Cottontown is a long-standing Columbia gem. This historic community is like a scene from the past, with sidewalk lined streets and mature trees curtaining impressive properties. Here, neighbors regularly gather to interact in block parties, parades and everyday socialization. No matter what the background of the homeowner, everyone in Cottontown is prideful in the management of their lawns and homes, making sure to regularly maintenance and landscape their little slices of southern charm.
Cottontown started as Bellevue, but the name was later changed in homage to the cotton warehouses that originally were prominent there. A planned community that has stood the test of time without much change, Cottontown is equipped with a caring populous and beauty all around.
There are over 200 houses in this neighborhood. The majority of the residences are single-family abodes, with some duplex-style homes dotted through the many streets that make up Cottontown. Houses were largely constructed here from the 1920s through the 1940s and most of them range in size from 800 to over 3,000 sq. ft. with up to 5 bedrooms inside.
Those who live in Cottontown are convenienced by proximity to major interstates, great shopping centers, parks, colleges and more. Downtown Columbia is rich with culture and fabulous dining opportunities. Residents of the Columbia area benefit from the care of the Palmetto Health group and can enjoy an active lifestyle with a wide number of parks and trails to choose from.