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Welcome to Augusta ...
The location of Augusta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Augusta: ah-GOOSH-tah<2>
When the people of Augusta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Augustan<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Augusta has a population of 18,594 people<4> (see below for details).
Augusta was established in 1629.
The community of Augusta is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Augusta lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Augusta lies within the (207) area code.
The ZIP codes for Augusta: 04330, 4332-4333, 4336, 4338<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Augusta had a population of 19,136 people (which is 15.67% of the total population of Kennebec County). This makes Augusta the county's most populous community.
The population of Augusta represents 1.44% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,136 people, the population of Augusta increased 3.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,560 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Augusta had an population of 18,594 people. This is a decrease of 2.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.18% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Augusta.
Communities near Augusta ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<7>.
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, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), 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 for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Augusta:
Websites 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 ...
The official website for Augusta: www.ci.augusta.me.us/
The official website for Kennebec County: www.kennebeccounty.org/
The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019