Augusta County, Virginia

Augusta County: County in Virginia, United States


Augusta County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 73,750 and a population density of 29 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 76,544 inhabitants. Its county seat is Staunton. The county was created 285 years ago in 1738.

Augusta County locator map
Location of Augusta County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Augusta County

Population : 76,544 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Area : 2515 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
Altitude : 1,663 feet / 507 meters
Capital : Staunton
Establishment : August 08, 1738
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:06:20 (14th June 2024)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.65% (2010-2020)
Augusta County VA Courthouse image
Augusta County VA Courthouse
Augusta County VA Courthouse image


Augusta County is located at 38°9'52"N 79°8'2"W (38.1645200, -79.1338300). It has 9 neighbors: Bath County, Nelson County, Pendleton County, Albemarle County, Highland County, Rockbridge County, Rockingham County, Staunton and Waynesboro.

Augusta County map

Augusta County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Augusta County.

City Name Population Title
Stuarts Draft 9,235 Census designated place
Fishersville 7,462 Census designated place
Weyers Cave 2,473 Census designated place
Crimora 2,209 Census designated place
Dooms 1,327 Census designated place
Jolivue 1,129 Census designated place
Craigsville 942 Town in Virginia

Augusta County has 9 neighbours.


The population of Augusta County increased by 3.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 73,750 - census
2011 73,648 -0.14% estimation process
2012 73,588 -0.08% estimation process
2013 73,842 0.34% estimation process
2014 73,881 0.05% estimation process
2015 74,292 0.55% estimation process
2016 74,834 0.72% estimation process
2017 75,177 0.46% estimation process
2018 75,535 0.47% estimation process
2019 75,558 0.03% estimation process
2020 76,544 1.29% estimation process

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People born in Augusta County (31)

People born in Augusta County, including politician John H. Fulton, politician George Madison, artist George Caleb Bingham, .


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