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Overview

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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,310
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+10,231
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,892
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,793
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,761

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,206
% Above Poverty Level87.6%
% Below Poverty Level12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.7%
Median Gross Rent$736
Median House Value$155,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.6%
German12.2%
English11.8%
Irish11.2%
Scottish3.6%
Italian2.5%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish0.6%
Romanian0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Barbadian0.5%
Jamaican0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Czech0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Greek0.4%
African0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Russian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Arab0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
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North Augusta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Edgefield County, Aiken County
Standard Zip Codes29860, 29841
P.O. Box Zip Codes29861
Phone Area Codes803
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.61
Approximate Longitude-81.98

North Augusta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationAUGUSTA BUSH FIELD AP
Distance9.3 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
StationJOHNSTON 4 SW
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 54 F
Apr Temp44 to 75 F
Jul Temp66 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationWAYNESBORO 2 NE
Distance27.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 57 F
Apr Temp49 to 76 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip47.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aiken30,403$70,405
Burnettown2,767$58,125
Edgefield4,730$40,648
Jackson1,559$59,063
New Ellenton2,350$42,474
Trenton271$50,714

North Augusta Public Schools

Hammond Hill Elementary
901 West Woodlawn Avenue
ZIP: 29841
(803) 442-6170
Primary
Total Enrollment 779
Mossy Creek Elementary
421 West Five Notch Road
ZIP: 29841
(803) 442-6090
Primary
Total Enrollment 752
North Augusta Elementary
400 East Spring Grove Avenue
ZIP: 29841
(803) 442-6280
Primary
Total Enrollment 643
North Augusta High
2000 Knobcone Avenue
ZIP: 29841
(803) 442-6100
High
Total Enrollment 1503
North Augusta Middle
725 Old Edgefield Road
ZIP: 29841
(803) 442-6200
Middle
Total Enrollment 669
Paul Knox Middle
1804 Wells Road
ZIP: 29841
(803) 442-6300
Middle
Total Enrollment 673
Fox Creek Charter High
165 Shortcut Road
ZIP: 29860
(803) 613-9435
High
Total Enrollment 507
Merriwether Elementary
565 Spring Haven Drive
ZIP: 29860
(803) 279-9993
Primary
Total Enrollment 722
Merriwether Middle
430 Murrah Road
ZIP: 29860
(803) 279-2511
Middle
Total Enrollment 400

North Augusta Private Schools

Fairview Presbyterian Early Childhood Center
308 W Martintown Rd
ZIP: 29841
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Grace Child Development Center
639 Georgia Ave
ZIP: 29841
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Our Lady Of Peace School
856 Old Edgefield Rd
ZIP: 29841
Elementary
Total Enrollment 96
Victory Christian School
620 W Martintown Rd
ZIP: 29841
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 100
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