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Augusta is a city in Butler County, in the Wichita metro area.
The community was named after Augusta James, wife of C.N. James, who built a trading post here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Augusta. For links to other places called Augusta, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Augusta is 37.686N. The longitude is -96.976W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,276 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,486.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Augusta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Butler County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wichita area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67002 ZIP code.
24% of Augusta residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $19,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Augusta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Augusta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $877.
Libraries in Augusta include Augusta Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Augusta include Augusta Daily Gazette
Butler 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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