About Augusta

When people hear Augusta, Georgia – usually only one thing usually comes to mind – The Masters.

In recent years, our city has undergone a cultural renaissance.  Music venues and theatres downtown have been restored and new restaurants and breweries are opening up on every corner. Broad Street in Downtown Augusta is home to many locally owned restaurants, nightlife and artisans.  Locals and tourists spend nights and weekends strolling down Broad Street to take in all that it has to offer. In 2015, Zagat wrote an article featuring local eats in Augusta and Forbes stated that Augusta, Georgia may be the South’s Best-Kept Secret

Augusta, Georgia was just named the most neighborly city in America. Additionally, Money Magazine named Evans, Georgia the #1 Best Place to live in 2020.  Evans is located just 15-20 minutes from Augusta and many of our residents choose to live there due to the affordable housing options.

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Augusta is a city that has something for everyone.




Augusta area listed as best place in Georgia to live, retire; beating Atlanta, Savannah

May 17, 2022Augusta Chronicle

Augusta has been rated the top metro area in Georgia for people to live and to retire. The Garden City outperformed both Atlanta and Savannah in the annual rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report. The Augusta area landed at 76th nationally in top places to live and 79th in places to retire. By comparison, Atlanta, which rated second statewide, ranked 95th and 90th, respectively, and Savannah, third place in Georgia, ranked 102nd and 95th nationally.

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About Augusta

Visit Downtown Augusta

Arts in the Heart of Augusta

Ironman Triathlon

Masters Golf Tournament

Augusta National Women's Amateur

Augusta Half Marathon

The Miller Theater

James Brown Arena

The Imperial Theatre

Augusta Greenjackets

Trails - Forks Area Trail System

Trails - Savannah River Bluffs Heritage Preserve


Trails - West Dam Bartram Trail

Augusta Canal

Georgia State Parks

North Augusta Greenway

Kayak Augusta Canal