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Welcome to Augusta ...

The city of Augusta is located in Bracken County<1>.

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>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Augusta has a population of 1,148 people<4> (see below for details).

Augusta was established in 1786.

The community of Augusta is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Augusta lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Augusta is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Augusta: 41002<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Augusta had an population of 1,148 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Augusta had a population of 1,190 people (or 14.02% of the total population of Bracken County). This makes Augusta the county's most populous community.

The population of Augusta represents 0.03% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,190 people, the population of Augusta decreased 1.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,204 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Kansas, 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.

  • Maysville [Mason County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
    • Maysville [Mason County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<8>
  • Georgetown [Brown County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<8>
  • Mount Orab [Brown County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Orab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Orab
    • Mount Orab [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Orab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Orab<8>
  • Bethel [Clermont County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel [Clermont County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,811 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Williamsburg [Clermont County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
      • Williamsburg [Clermont County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<8>
    • Falmouth [Pendleton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falmouth
      • Falmouth [Pendleton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falmouth<8>
    • Ripley [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the east of Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,697 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<8>
    • Aberdeen [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
      • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,604 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<8>
    • Sardinia [Brown County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardinia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardinia
      • Sardinia [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardinia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardinia<8>
    • Felicity [Clermont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Felicity
      • Felicity [Clermont County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 858 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Felicity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Felicity<8>

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 12 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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Bracken County

About Kentucky

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 Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Bracken, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Augusta.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Augusta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Augusta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Augusta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7722, Longitude: -84.0001       In this case, the coordinates for Augusta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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