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Supporting the Growth of the Region Economic Activity

Helping bussines people since 2001

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce has the mission to be the paramount resource for business and the leading advocate in supporting the growth of the region vibrant economic activity.
Your Columbus Chamber of Commerce has remained an effective organization for 17 years, dedicated to serve the small, minority and women owned business community.
Our ultimate goal is that we will rise together, while maintaining our individuality.

1891

Village Established

The village was first established in 1891, just across the border from Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico.

1902

Railroad Station Opened

In 1902 the El Paso/Santa Fe Railroad Line opened a station for Columbus, the residents moved the village three miles north.

1916

The Largest City in NM

In 1916, when Pancho Villa raided the City, Columbus was considered the largest in New Mexico State.

Newly incorporated group of businesses and residents working together to improve the quality of life for the residents.

1975

National Historic Landmark

Portions of the Village of Columbus and Camp Furlong were listed among the National Register of Historic Places.

1989

Columbus Port of Entry

The current Columbus Port of Entry was built in 1989 to screen visitors entering the United States from Port Palomas, Mexico.

2019

New Port Facilities

The new Port of Entry construction has begun, is expected to be completed in February 2019. The new POE will be larger and more efficient.