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Overview

Introduction to Grovetown, Georgia

Grovetown, Georgia, in Columbia county, is 13 miles W of Augusta, Georgia (center to center) and 127 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia. It is located in the Augusta - Aiken metropolitan area.

Grovetown History

The Georgia Railroad, which was chartered in 1833, passed through the area now known as Grovetown. Until the 1860s, this region was referred to as "Belair," and in 1881, Grovetown was officially incorporated. It is located in Columbia County, which was created in 1790. Columbia County was the 12th county to be formed in Georgia, and was named in honor of Christopher Columbus.

Grovetown and Nearby Attractions

  • Grovetown Museum
  • Morris Museum of Art
  • Redcliffe State Historic Site
  • Woodrow Wilson Home
  • Savannah Rapids Park
  • Bobby Brown State Park

Things To Do In Grovetown

Grovetown Museum is located in Grovetown, and includes a restored 100 year old dwelling. There are also 4 galleries that house detailed exhibits and artifacts of the Grovetown area. Augusta Museum of History, and Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History also showcase exhibits of historical importance. Grovetown is close to numerous art museums and historical sites including the Morris Museum of Art, Redcliffe State Historical Site, Sand Hills Cottage, the Woodrow Wilson Home, and Meadow Garden. Mistletoe State Park, which is situated on the Clarks Hill Lake, covers 1,920 acres, and offers amenities for swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, camping, and picnicking. Facilities for horseback riding are available at the 136-acre Canterbury Trails Equestrian Center.

Grovetown Transportation

The nearest major airport is the Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field.

Grovetown Higher Education

University of South Carolina at Aiken, Augusta State University, and Lander University are some of the colleges close to Grovetown.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,848
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens5.4%
Employed Population 16+5,240
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married56.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.8%
Median Earnings25+$42,488
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,383

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,390
% Above Poverty Level86.5%
% Below Poverty Level13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,033
Median House Value$145,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.5%
Irish7.4%
German6.8%
English6.4%
Iranian2.1%
Swedish1.6%
Polish1.5%
French Except Basque1.2%
Italian1%
Scottish0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Brazilian0.8%
Canadian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Maltese0.2%
Australian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Welsh0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Grovetown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Columbia County
Standard Zip Codes30813
Phone Area Codes706
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.44
Approximate Longitude-82.2

Grovetown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationAPPLING 2 NW
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp31 to 54 F
Apr Temp46 to 75 F
Jul Temp68 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 76 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches
StationAUGUSTA BUSH FIELD AP
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationWARRENTON
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip50.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blythe719$43,409
Dearing747$43,750
Harlem2,914$56,964
Hephzibah3,936$72,353
Thomson6,699$21,810

Grovetown Public Schools

Baker Place Elementary
2011 Hero Way
ZIP: 30813
(706) 447-2115
Primary
Total Enrollment 1184
Brookwood Elementary School
455 S Old Belair Rd
ZIP: 30813
(706) 855-7538
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
Cedar Ridge Elementary School
1000 Trudeau Trl
ZIP: 30813
(706) 447-2100
Primary
Total Enrollment 952
Columbia Middle School
2013 Raider Way
ZIP: 30813
(706) 541-1252
Middle
Total Enrollment 1044
Euchee Creek Elementary School
795 Louisville Rd
ZIP: 30813
(706) 556-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
Grovetown Elementary School
300 Ford Ave
ZIP: 30813
(706) 863-0800
Primary
Total Enrollment 626
Grovetown High School
2010 Warrior Way
ZIP: 30813
(706) 447-2102
High
Total Enrollment 1704
Grovetown Middle School
5463 Harlem Grovetown Rd
ZIP: 30813
(706) 855-2514
Middle
Total Enrollment 891

Grovetown Private Schools

A World Of Hope Cc Learning Ctr
671 E Robinson Ave
ZIP: 30813
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
Evans Christian Academy
213 S Old Belair Rd
ZIP: 30813
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 39
Greater Augusta Christian Academy
4406 Wrightsboro Rd
ZIP: 30813
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 18
New Hope Christian School
715 S Old Belair Rd
ZIP: 30813
Elementary
Total Enrollment 106
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