Augusta State University

Augusta State University (HM9RG)

Location: Augusta, GA 30904 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.692', W 82° 1.381'

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Augusta State University traces its roots to 1783 when its parent institution, the Academy of Richmond County, was chartered. Offering college-level classes to prepare students for admission into universities as sophomores or juniors, the Academy performed the role of today's community college. A fifth year of high school, added in 1909, and a sixth year in 1925, were chartered as the Junior College of Augusta. The Junior College and Academy shared space until 1957 when the College moved to this location. The following year its name was changed to Augusta College when it joined the University System of Georgia. In 1996, it became Augusta State University.
HM NumberHM9RG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-8
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Georgia Historical Society and the Augusta State University Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 10:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 404950 N 3704770
Decimal Degrees33.47820000, -82.02301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.692', W 82° 1.381'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 41.52" N, 82° 1' 22.86" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2500 Walton Way, Augusta GA 30904, US
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