Introduction to North Augusta, South Carolina
North Augusta, South Carolina, in Aiken county, is 2 miles N of Augusta, Georgia (center to center) and 135 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina. Part of the surrounding Augusta - Aiken metro area, the city is not an isolated city. North Augusta is home to some 17,574 residents.
North Augusta History
The English founded a trading post known as Savannah Town over 300 years ago in the area now known as North Augusta. This region gained importance due to the sudden increase of the cotton economy. North Augusta was finally founded as a residential and resort town. Much of the credit for this goes to the Hampton Terrace Hotel which was built in 1902.
North Augusta and nearby Attractions
- Providence Church
- Grace United Methodist Church
- Willow Wicks Lake
- Lions Park
- Edenfield Park
- Crystal Lake
Things To Do In North Augusta
If you wish to know more about the history of North Augusta you can visit the Augusta Museum of History and Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. The town also has many parks where you can hangout with friends. You can enjoy the region's traditional delights by visiting any of the restaurants and cafes.
North Augusta Transportation
People seeking air transportation in North Augusta can take a flight from Augusta Regional at Bush Field.
North Augusta Higher Education
Higher education in the city is provided by Augusta State University and Augusta Technical College.