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Richmond County, Georgia

30901, 30904

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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Augusta is approximately 187,689 1998.
The amount of land area in Augusta is 50.919 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.47 sq kilometers.
The distance from Augusta to Washington DC is 474 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 147 miles. (as the crow flies)
Augusta is positioned 33.45 degrees north of the equator and 81.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in east-central Georgia, directly east of Atlanta on the South Carolina border with Georgia.
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History & History Related Items

Augusta became Georgia's second consolidated city when it merged with Richmond County in 1996. As the result, Augusta has become Georgia's 2nd largest city with the 1998 population estimate of 187,689. The following large unincorporated communities that were deleted, due to the merger, were East Boundary, parts of Martinez, South Augusta, and West Augusta.
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The population of Augusta was:
1990 - 44,639
1998 - 187,689 - after merger with a number of other communities in the area.

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