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City of Augusta


IncorporatedFebruary 5, 1777
Population195,844
Address530 Greene Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901
Phone(706) 821-2400
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Websitehttp://www.augustaga.gov
CountyRichmond
Description

County Seat of Augusta-Richmond County.

In 1995, voters in Augusta and Richmond County agreed to consolidate the city and county governments. Augusta, GA is the third consolidated government in the state.

The Augusta Canal, completed in 1846 and still in use, is a rare example of a canal built for industrial power supply purposes. The canal played a critical role in Augusta’s growth during the textile era.

Riverwalk Augusta offers pedestrian access to the Savannah River from a public plaza. The Morris Museum of Art, located in Augusta, GA, has the largest collection of Southern Art in the world.

Other attractions include: National Science Center Fort Discovery, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Augusta Golf and Gardens and the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson

Augusta is the home of the famed Augusta National Country Club and the Masters Golf Tournament, one of men’s golf’s four “majors”. The Fort Gordon Military Reservation is also located in Augusta, GA.