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Welcome to Augusta ...

The pronunciation of Augusta: uh-GUS-tuh<1>

Augusta is located in Lewis and Clark County.

When the people of Augusta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Augustan<2>

Augusta is 4,060 feet [1,237 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Augusta is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Augusta lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Augusta is within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Augusta: 59410<4>

Communities near Augusta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Augusta and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2016<6>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bynum   [Map]   ---   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Cascade   [Map]   688   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Choteau   [Map]   1,686   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Craig   [Map]   ---   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dearborn Crossing - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   726   NE   21 miles [33.8 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, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, 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 4 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Augusta.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Augusta. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Lewis and Clark County: www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: mt.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>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 community'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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<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 community (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 'straight-line' distance starting from Augusta. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: 47.4914, Longitude: -112.3932     [Map].

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<6>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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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Augusta.