North Augusta is a suburb of Augusta, Georgia, with a population of about 20,000. It came to some prominence as a resort and residential town, although it was also a cotton trading center. The famous Hampton Terrace Hotel that overlooks the city across the Savannah River was built in 1902. Picture of Downtown North Augusta courtesy of Wikipedia and Don Barclay; picture of Lookaway Hall and the B.C. Wall House, both historic homes in North Augusta and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, courtesy of Wikipedia and Bill Fitzpatrick.
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Zillow.com reports the median home value to be $143,270 and the median selling price to be $133,200, in early 2018. There are active adult communities in the region (see both the SC Directory and the GA Directory).
What is special about North Augusta
North Augusta is a small suburb of Augusta, Georgia that offers parks and a greenway, a library, a hospital, and hosts events and festivals.
What is not special about North Augusta
Winters are chilly; the nearest international airport is over 150 miles away.
Who will like retirement in North Augusta
Those who want a small town with public transportation, a low crime rate, and health care, would enjoy living here.
Local economy is driven by
The economy is driven by retail and construction.
Climate and Physical Environment
January's average temperature is 49 degrees, and July's average is 81 degrees.
Restaurants & Cultural Scene
North Augusta hosts annual events and festivals.
Crime rate is a little below the national average.
NHC Healthcare is a 192 bed hospital located here.
North Augusta does have public transportation; Augusta Regional Airport is 11 miles away, but the nearest international airport is about 150 miles away in Atlanta, GA.
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