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About North Augusta
North Augusta is a city in Aiken County, South Carolina, United States, on the north bank of the Savannah River. The population was 17,574 at the 2000 census. The city is included in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and is also part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area.
North Augusta is located on the fall line of the Savannah River, across from Augusta, Georgia. Three earlier towns have stood in the same general area. The English established a trading post known as Savannah Town over 300 years ago. This town was abandoned when Augusta, Georgia proved to be more prosperous and attractive to traders. Campbelltown was established as a trading point for tobacco and Indian traders over 200 years ago. Again, competition, sometimes violent opposition, from the Georgia side of the Savannah River, coupled with a recession in the tobacco market spelled the end of Campbelltown in the early 1800s.
With the explosion of the cotton economy, this area became an important market for the increasingly valuable produce of planters throughout upper Georgia and South Carolina. In 1821 the town of Hamburg was established by the mechanical genius and entrepreneur Henry Shultz in direct commercial competition with Augusta. In 1833 the South Carolina Rail Road was established, further connecting the cotton collected at Hamburg to the seaport of Charleston. The 1848 construction of the Augusta Canal channeled produce from upriver away from Hamburg. The final blow came when a bridge linked the South Carolina Rail Road to Augusta allowing traffic to bypass the doomed town of Hamburg. Henry Shultz died in poverty and reportedly is buried upright on the bluff overlooking Hamburg with his back to Augusta.
Avoiding the commercial pretensions of its predecessors, North Augusta was founded as a residential and resort town. Much of its development can be traced back to the establishment of the Hampton Terrace Hotel, built in 1902 by James U. Jackson on a hill overlooking the city of Augusta. At the time, the hotel was one of the largest and most luxurious in the nation, and it served many of the travelers who visited Augusta in the early part of the century. North Augusta was being considered as one of the two possible sites for Hollywood (Hollywood, SC Story), and it was only because of the hotel burning down that California was selected. By the time the hotel burned down on New Year’s Eve 1916, North Augusta was thriving and remains a major part of the Augusta metropolitan area today.
On April 21–23, 2006, North Augusta celebrated its 100th anniversary.
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North Augusta includes the friendly communities of Andrews Branch, Arbor Place, Arlington Heights, Ashton Pointe, Bahama Heights, Barclay Estates, Belvedere Ridge, Bentley Place, Bergen Place, Bergen Place West, Bergen Village, Big Cone Ridge, Birch Pointe, Bradley Terrace, Brierfield, Briggs Place, Brigham Woods, Brookgreen, Butlers Mill, Camden, Campbell Town Landing, Cannon Mill, Carolina Pines, Carriage Hills, Carrolton Hills, Carver Forest, Chanticleer, Cheves Creek Woodlands, Cooper Place, Country Place, Coventry, Crestland, Crystal Acres, Crystal Lake, Crystal Pointe, Currytowne Station, Eastowne Village, Edgefield Heights, Elizabeth Commons, Fairview Gardens, Fowkehurst, Foxchase, Friars Gate, Governor Aiken Park, Green Acres, Greenbriar, Greenfield, Greggs Mill, Hammond Cove, Hammond Hills, Hammond Hills Villas, Hammond Place, Hammond’s Ferry, Hawks Ridge, Heritage, Hidden Hills, Highlands, Holly Meadows, Horse Creek, Hunters Gate, Huntington Estates, Indies Landing, Knollwood, Lake Forest, Lakes and Streams, Lakewood, Laurel Lakes Estates, Larel Oaks, Leigh Place, Leyland Place, Lynnhurst, Martintowne, Mealing Estates, Midland Pines, Midland Valley Country Club, Monticello Estates, Mossy Oak, Mount Vintage Plantation, Mustang Plantation, Myrtle Park, North Augusta Country Club, Northwood, Nutgrove Commons, Oak Creek, Oak Leaf Place, Overlook at The Rapids, Palmetto Place, Pine Needle, Pineview Estates, Pinewood Plantation, Plantation Place, Raborn Pointe, Ridgeland, River Club, River Hills, River North, Rose Hill, Sage Creek, Savannah Barony, Sedgewood, Shaddo Hill, Smithfield, Smoke Ridge, Springcrest, Springlake, Stephens Mill, Sudlow Crossing, Sudlow Hills, Sudlow Pines, Sudlow Ridge, Sudlow Trail, Summer Lake, Summerfield, Summit, Tharpe, The Colony, The Landing at River Club, The Oaks, The Rapids, The Summit, The Summit at Horse Creek, The Village at Riverview, The Village at Bergen Place, The Villas at Five Notch, The Vista, The Willows, Timothy Crossing, Trolley Run Station, Village West at Sage Creek, Walnut Grove, Walnut Place, Wando Woodlands, Warlisa Estates, Whatley Place, Whispering Pines, Whispering Woods, Wildwood, Willow Springs, Windtree, Woodbridge, Woodlawn, Woodlawn Place, Woodstone, Woodvale. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in any of these fine communities, call Susan MacEwen. Susan Drives You Home!
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