As Georgia's second oldest and second largest city, you'll find that Augusta is full of Southern charm and hospitality. In addition to serving as the host of the annual PGA Master's Golf Tournament, Augusta is home to dozens of shops and restaurants, cultural attractions, and historical sites. You will also discover that Augusta offers a vibrant arts community and provides a wide variety of entertainment for all ages.
- Augusta was listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the best middle class housing markets in the country.
- MSN Money ranked Augusta as the 2nd best metropolitan area for housing appreciation.
- Augusta boasts a great school system. An average student-to-teacher ratio is 23:1. In addition, programs to assist both gifted and disadvantaged students are available in the public school system. Those seeking higher education will find numerous colleges and universities, including Augusta State University, Paine College, Medical College of Georgia and Augusta Technical College.
- The city's convenient geographic location makes Augusta a perfect spot. It is only two hours away from Atlanta, GA and three hours away from the North Georgia Mountains and the South Carolina beaches.