A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Augusta ...
The location of Augusta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Augusta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Augustan<3>
Augusta is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Augusta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Augusta lies within the (319) area code.
Communities Also Named Augusta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Augusta - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), 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. 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Augusta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Augusta.
Adding Augusta to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Augusta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Augusta on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Augusta on our Genealogy Page.
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 Des Moines County: www.co.des-moines.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022