Columbus (Georgia) Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-2024

This is a list of all chain grocery locations my research has uncovered in Columbus between 1925 and 2024, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. There may be some omissions due to incomplete or missing data, etc. and I welcome suggestions and corrections. Please read about my methodology for more information about what I do and do not include.

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  • Columbus has a history of idependent chains and co-ops, many of which may or may not have been related to each other, and all of which are challenging to keep up with. There may be omissions.

Store tags:

  • A&P/Sav-A-Center/Family Mart
  • Big Apple
  • Brooks
  • Colonial/Big Star/Rogers
  • Goolsby’s
  • King’s
  • Kroger
  • Lewis Jones
  • McCoy’s
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Publix
  • Winn-Dixie/Kwik Chek
Updated on 14 May 2024