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Welcome to Augusta ...

The city of Augusta is located in Butler County.

When the people of Augusta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Augustan<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Augusta has a population of 9,389 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Augusta: Named for Augusta James, wife of the first Augusta postmaster.

Augusta is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Augusta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Augusta: (316)

The ZIP code for Augusta: 67010<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Augusta had a population of 9,274 people (or 14.08% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Augusta the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Augusta represents 0.33% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,274 people, the population of Augusta increased 10.1% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 8,423 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Augusta had an population of 9,389 people. This is an increase of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.47% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Augusta.

Communities near Augusta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Andover   [Map]   13,111   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bel Aire   [Map]   7,914   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Benton   [Map]   873   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Derby   [Map]   23,673   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Douglass   [Map]   1,681   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
El Dorado   [Map]   12,993   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Augusta.

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), Iowa, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Augusta. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Augusta. Our list includes 21 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 ...

The Communities of Kansas

About Butler County

About Kansas

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.

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The official website for State of Kansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Augusta refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Augusta may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Augusta.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Augusta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Augusta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Augusta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Augusta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Augusta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Augusta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Augusta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Augusta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6922, Longitude: -96.9756     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Augusta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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