Augusta and the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA)

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The Children's Hospital of Georgia is part of the Augusta University Health System located in the heart of the downtown medical district of Augusta, Georgia. The hospital serves an area that spans thirteen counties in Georgia and eight in South Carolina, known as the CSRA. The city is also home to the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, which is  one of the nation's first medical schools founded in 1828, in addition to being the state of Georgia's only public medical school.       

Why We Love Where We Live

 

Augusta, Georgia, the Garden City of the South, is the second largest and oldest city in Georgia with roots dating back as early as 1736. 

Residents enjoy a temperate climate year-round. The area offers a variety of parks and facilities for sports, fishing, boating/kayaking, outdoor amphitheaters, dog parks, and other outdoor recreation.

The Augusta Riverwalk spans between 6th & 10th Streets in Downtown Augusta. Residents and visitors can enjoy the two level brick walkways along the Savannah River. Saturdays during warmer months, you will find hundreds of residents and visitors at the local Farmer’s Market along the Riverwalk. There are a number of annual festivals throughout the year.

Thousands of visitors every year in April come to attend the Master’s Tournament hosted by the Augusta National Golf Club. The tournament is known worldwide and is one of the major championships in professional golf.

TOUR OF AUGUSTA VIDEO

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Fort Gordon is home to the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence. It is a community that includes Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and multinational forces and is a center for joint forces activities, training and operations.

The recently opened Georgia Cyber Training and Innovation Facility is located in downtown Augusta and was designed to promote cybersecurity innovation through collaboration by government organizations, private-sector businesses, academia, and the military.

FAMILY FUN IN AUGUSTA VIDEO 

DOWNTOWN AUGUSTA VIDEO

  EVANS TOWN CENTER PARK VIDEO

Riverside Village, located across the Savannah River in North Augusta, South Carolina, is a mixed use traditional community with homes, apartment complex, dining, retail and office space. The newly constructed SRP Park is home to our minor league baseball team the Augusta GreenJackets. The North Augusta Greeneway, known to locals as simply "The Greeneway" is a family and dog friendly paved trail that spans through miles of scenic views and is a natural habitat for local wildlife.   

Video About Augusta Outdoors 

Savannah River Rapids Video

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Rich in tradition, cultural diversity, strong medical community and economic opportunities, many former residents choose to return to the area to practice and raise their families.

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Living Options

There is a wide variety of communities and living options that is sure to to best fit your needs. 

Residents and Faculty mainly live in Richmond or Columbia Counties in Georgia or across the Savannah River in North Augusta or Aiken in South Carolina.

Evans, GA (in Columbia County) was named the best place to live in the country for 2020 by Money Magazine.  

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 More Links To Learn About Our Medical School and Hospital's Mission and Where We Call Home:

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF GEORGIA VIDEO      AUGUSTA ExperiencE Guide 

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine