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Welcome to Augusta ...
When the people of Augusta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Augustan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Augusta has a population of 1,947 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Augusta.
Augusta is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Augusta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Augusta is located in the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Augusta: 72006<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Augusta had an population of 1,947 people. This is a decrease of 11.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Augusta had a population of 2,199 people (or 30.29% of the total population of Woodruff County). This makes Augusta the county's most populous community.
The population of Augusta represents 0.08% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,199 people, the population of Augusta decreased 17.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,665 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Augusta.
Adding Augusta to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Augusta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Augusta elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1889).
We also found Augusta mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Augusta on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Augusta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Augusta - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Augusta.
Communities near Augusta ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Augusta.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Augusta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Augusta.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Augusta. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Augusta.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Augusta. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Augusta.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Augusta ...
Looking for more information about Augusta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Augusta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Augusta.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Augusta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 07 Jun 2021