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.


Total Population 12,521
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,448
Age of the Population 30


% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $55,756
% Above Poverty Level 84.2%
% Below Poverty Level 15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 20.1%
Median Gross Rent $998
Median House Value $143,300


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 6.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Grovetown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles W of Augusta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Columbia
Metro Area Augusta - Aiken
Standard Zip Codes 30813
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.45
Longitude -82.198

Grovetown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Station APPLING 2 NW
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blythe 728 $47,292
Dearing 552 $42,212
Harlem 2,872 $53,162
Hephzibah 3,950 $71,212
Thomson 6,697 $22,692

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

Results:  5
Matching School Ads
  • Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Dedicated to helping students build bright futures through a powerful education
  • 50+ programs for bachelor & associate degrees, career diplomas, & certificates
  • 98% of graduates are satisfied with their Penn Foster studies
  • Pay tuition in full & save up to 25% or sign up for low monthly payments w/ 0% interest
  • Penn Foster is the perfect choice for flexible courses in many growing industries
  • Master of Social Work - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
  • Master of Social Work

Why is Boston University ranked #39 in national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2017? And what is the catalyst that prompts 33,106 students to call BU their home every semester? It's in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it. Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of America's largest and most respected private research universities. It offers a unique combination of academic excellence and social relevance for its more than 33,000 students from 135 different countries. 

  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
  • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in E-Learning

The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. Our location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities we provide our students.

  • Cosmetology
  • Pharmacy Technician Diploma
  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

camnpus icon
Request Info
  • Master of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Business Administration, BA - Human Resource Management
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Study Online in Grovetown
Additional Resources
Info for Grovetown Government Officials

Are you an official in the Grovetown government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top