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Welcome to Augustus ...

Augustus is located in Garza County<1>.

The location of Augustus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Augustus is 2,470 feet [753 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Augustus is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Augustus: (806)

Communities Also Named Augustus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Augustus - they are located in Prince Edward Island and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Augustus.

Communities near Augustus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Augustus.

  • Post [Garza County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post
    • Post [Garza County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Augustus
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,469 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Post
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post
  • Justiceburg [Garza County]
  • Verbena [Garza County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verbena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verbena
    • Verbena [Garza County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Augustus
  • Close City [Garza County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Close City
    • Close City [Garza County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Augustus
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Close City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canyon Valley [Crosby County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon Valley
      • Canyon Valley [Crosby County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Augustus
    • Fluvanna [Scurry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fluvanna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fluvanna
      • Fluvanna [Scurry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Augustus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fluvanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fluvanna
    • New Lynn [Lynn County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Lynn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lynn
      • New Lynn [Lynn County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Augustus
    • Cap Rock [Crosby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cap Rock
      • Cap Rock [Crosby County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Augustus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cap Rock
    • Gail [Borden County]
    • Wilson [Lynn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [Lynn County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Augustus
      • Estimated population for 2018: 484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson

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 Augustus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Augustus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Augustus. 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 Augustus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Augustus. See our Newspapers Page for Augustus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Augustus ...

Looking for more information about Augustus? 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 Augustus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Augustus.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Augustus. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Garza, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Augustus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Augustus) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Augustus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1307, Longitude: -101.2996       In this case, the coordinates for Augustus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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