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Augusta is a township in Hancock County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Augusta. For links to other places called Augusta, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Augusta is 40.232N. The longitude is -90.971W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 923.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Augusta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62311 ZIP code.
30% of Augusta residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Augusta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Augusta was $16,178, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Augusta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Augusta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $590.
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Augusta political report.
The average commute time for Augusta workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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