North Augusta – North Augusta, South Carolina

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James U. Jackson believed the bluff area along the Savannah River would be an ideal setting for a town. He developed plans for a 600-acre town in 1902, and North Augusta was born.


Andy Hunter of North Augusta, 2011 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

At that time, there was only one route across the river to the new town. Wanting to ease travel to the new town, Jackson obtained financing and built a new bridge to North Augusta. Today, the Thirteenth Street bridge still leads to the heart of North Augusta.

Downtown North Augusta

Andy Hunter of North Augusta, 2013 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

In the photo above, you can see beautiful Lookaway Hall where Georgia Avenue splits with Carolina Avenue. Georgia Avenue is also home to the North Augusta Municipal Center and Brick Pond Park. (Many thanks to Larry Gleason of Aiken for this helpful info!)

North Augusta Christmas

Andy Hunter of North Augusta, 2014 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Downtown North Augusta remains vibrant all year long. The town gets into the holiday spirit each year, though in the above Christmas Eve photo, the streets are quiet as everyone eagerly awaits a visit from Santa.

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Address: Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841

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