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Augusta and Richmond County, GA

Augusta-Richmond County is a beautiful county in Georgia filled with history, recreational activities, amenities and all the shopping you need to make yourself at home. The city of Augusta, GA is located within Richmond County and is the second-largest city in Georgia. Richmond County is bordered by the Savannah River to the east, Columbia County to the north, Burke County to the south, and McDuffie County and Jefferson County to the west.

Augusta-Richmond County is home to many major economic engines including Medical College of Georgia, Fort Gordon Army Base, Savannah River Site, and also the Augusta National Golf Course where the Masters golf tournament is held every April. The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, or Georgia Health Sciences University, trains thousands of students in the medical field. Fort Gordon is Augusta’s Army base that employs thousands of soldiers. Homes in Augusta and homes in Richmond County are not hard to come by since some of the nicest neighborhoods are in Augusta, including historic Summerville with beautiful, old, historic homes as well as National Hills, Forest Hills and Belair.

Augusta-Richmond County has the second-largest population in Georgia with just over 200,000 people spread out over 36 neighborhoods. The median income for households in Augusta-Richmond County is $37,231, and there is plenty of retail shopping in Augusta between the Augusta Mall and many outdoor shopping areas. Augusta is thriving with activity, especially in the downtown area near the Savannah River which boasts the Augusta Riverwalk, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta Green Jackets Stadium, TEE Center, Kroc Center, Augusta Canal, James Brown Arena, Bell Auditorium and many other places to enjoy the art, outdoors or a great concert.

There are many reasons to make your home in Augusta, whether you’re building a new one or just putting some finishing touches on a historic home. There is always something for the whole family to do in Augusta.

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Richmond County
Welcome to the Official Web Site of the City of Augusta. Augusta, Georgia is the consolidated government providing services for approximately 200,000 residents.

Richmond County Schools
The official website for the Richmond County Board of Education.

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce
The Mission of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is to lead the business community by serving as its advocate, promoting our region, enhancing the business climate, and providing quality membership programs and services.

The Augusta Chronicle
Augusta’s official newspaper.

The Greater Augusta Association of Realtors (MLS)
MLS.com is a free MLS search to find real estate MLS listings for sale by Realtors® and other realty professionals that are members of your local MLS Multiple Listing Service.