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Best Places To Live In Augusta, GA

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  • Augusta, GA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 196,784
  • The reviewers who tried to paint Augusta as a great town are full of crap! The city contains over 90 major street gangs. Most areas are crime infested with poor housing. Not just a few areas but
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Evans, GA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,270
  • Only if you have lots of money to buy an overpriced home should you think of living here. The people just look at you and act like they hate to answer a simple question. Not sure if it is because they
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  • Sand Hills, Augusta, GA
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,104
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  • Harlem, GA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,914
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  • Martinez, GA
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,476
  • Whether you just moved to Martinez or you're looking for things to do during your visit, there are lots of fun activities to get involved in. The Masters are a popular attraction since they're only a
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  • National Hills, Augusta, GA
  • 3.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,083
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  • West Augusta, Augusta, GA
  • 3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,867
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  • West Side, Augusta, GA
  • 4.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,522
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  • Central Bus Dist, Augusta, GA
  • 2.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,463
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  • Summerville, Augusta, GA
  • 0.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,374
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  • Lake Aumond, Augusta, GA
  • 3.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,248
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  • Burnettown, SC
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,767
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  • Montclair, Augusta, GA
  • 4.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,077
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  • Pendelton King, Augusta, GA
  • 0.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,405
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  • Academy Baker Ave, Augusta, GA
  • 0.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,286
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  • Highland Park, Augusta, GA
  • 1.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,228
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  • Grovetown, GA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,848
  • Some of my best memories were made while living in Grovetown Georgia. The city is in Columbia County. Grovetown is 15 miles away from Augusta Georgia. The county school system has made advancements in
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  • North Augusta, SC
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,310
  • Church steeples, tall trees, and beautiful homes! Living in North Augusta, SC is like sitting in the epicenter of South Carolina's blazing business growth. South Carolina is getting another amazing
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  • Forrest Hills, Augusta, GA
  • 2.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,811
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  • Warrenville, SC
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,173
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  • Uptown, Augusta, GA
  • 1.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,253
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  • Blythe, GA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 719
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  • North Leg, Augusta, GA
  • 3.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,325
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  • Laney Walker, Augusta, GA
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,010
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  • Lakemont, Augusta, GA
  • 2.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,463
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  • Old Town, Augusta, GA
  • 3.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,581
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  • Aiken, SC
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,403
  • The large (2100 acres) urban forest Hitchcock Woods is smack in the middle of Aiken. Hitchcock Woods is owned by the Hitchcock Woods Foundation, a very well-funded non-profit organization managed by a
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  • Gracewood, Augusta, GA
  • 6.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,293
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  • Richmond Hill, Augusta, GA
  • 3.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,945
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  • Jackson, SC
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,559
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  • West End, Augusta, GA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,972
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  • Turpin Hill, Augusta, GA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,498
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  • Albion Acres, Augusta, GA
  • 1.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,198
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  • Gloverville, SC
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,796
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  • Old Savannah, Augusta, GA
  • 3.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,183
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  • Wheeless Road, Augusta, GA
  • 3.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,252
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  • Langley, SC
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,171
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  • Harrisburg, Augusta, GA
  • 0.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,945
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  • Belvedere, SC
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,714
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  • Southside, Augusta, GA
  • 5.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,085
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  • Bethlehem, Augusta, GA
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,029
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  • Goshen, Augusta, GA
  • 9.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,756
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  • Modoc, SC
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 243
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  • Kissingbower, Augusta, GA
  • 2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,063
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  • May Park, Augusta, GA
  • 3.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 949
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  • South Turpin Hill, Augusta, GA
  • 2.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,686
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  • Murphys Estates, SC
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,376
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  • East Augusta, Augusta, GA
  • 4.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,415
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  • Graniteville, SC
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,657
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  • Goodale Landing, Augusta, GA
  • 5.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 233
  • My wife & I have lived at Goodale Landing for the past 12 years. A friend told us about it (most Augustans are clueless about it--as we were). Our home is the closest thing to a beach house you can
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  • Keysville, GA
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 181

Augusta, GA: Home of the Masters

Have you considered relocating to lovely Augusta, Georgia? This community of over 190,000 sits along the shores of the Savannah River. The river adjoins the State of South Carolina. Augusta falls within the populous Richmond County Greater Metropolitan Area, a South Central region along the far eastern border of Georgia which encompasses over half a million people. Some suburbs lie within neighboring South Carolina.

If you decide to move here, you'll appreciate knowing that Augusta experiences a massive influx of visitors every April. Hundreds of thousands of travelers spend an entire week here attending the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament. If you expect to make hotel or travel arrangements here during this period, you'll need to schedule your plans well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Residents of Augusta enjoy easy access to highway and air transportation. Interstate-20 crosses the northern section of Augusta as Carl Sanders Highway. Highway Loop 520 encircles the rest of the city, joining I-20 on the west in Georgia and on the east in South Carolina. Two airports serve this community: Daniel Field sits just west of the Downtown area; Augusta Regional Airport operates several miles south of the city. The city maintains a small public transit service. Most residents commute using private vehicles. Taxi cabs and ridesharing serve this urban location.

The climate here reaches an average low just above freezing during January, the coldest month of the year, and an average high of 93 degrees Fahrenheit during July, the hottest month. Rainfall occurs throughout the year. The heaviest downpours typically arrive between June and late August. With generally mild winters and hot summers, the area appeals to people who do not enjoy driving through snow and ice.

James Oglethorpe founded Augusta as a British colony in 1736. Today, some landmarks still stand within the community, including the childhood home of President Woodrow Wilson. The metro area encompasses several charming historic districts. Broad Street Historic District adjoins the Savannah River, for instance. Tourists also visit the Oglethorpe statue in the Augusta Common and special events at James Brown Arena. The Augusta Mall in far western Augusta provides a popular shopping and dining venue. The U.S. military and the Veterans Administration employ many residents of the city. Augusta State University, the Richmond County School System and numerous retail service businesses also contribute to the local economy.

Although less expensive than Atlanta, Augusta's cost of living exceeds that of most small towns in Georgia. Homes here reflect a spectrum of prices. Modern single family structures usually command higher rents than apartments or trailers. Having said that, finding affordable areas nearby and other great places to live in and around Augusta is easy using the filters above. Simply select the information that is most important to you and let AreaVibes do the rest. We'll sort the list according to your preferences and show you the best places to live in Augusta.