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To Augusta-Richmond and Columbia Counties

To Augusta-Richmond and Columbia Counties

Fort Gordon_2019 Wecome to Augusta and Columbia Counties

Welcome to Georgia! Known as the Classic South, Augusta-Richmond and Columbia counties are in eastern Georgia near the Georgia-South Carolina state line.

Augusta-Richmond County is a consolidated city-county with a population of more than 197,000 and is home to Fort Gordon. Columbia County has approximately 151,000 residents. The legal county seat is Appling, but the location of Columbia County’s government and courts is Evans.

These counties, and others nearby, offer many historical and cultural attractions, plus modern amenities. Outdoor activities abound, including fishing, golfing, horseback riding and camping.

There are also shopping, dining and nightlife opportunities for residents to explore. Annual events, festivals and museums celebrate everything from the area’s Native Americans to a major golf tournament to comedy duo Laurel and Hardy.

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