Place:Augusta, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States

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NameAugusta
TypeCommunity
Coordinates39.283°N 78.633°W
Located inHampshire, West Virginia, United States
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Augusta is an unincorporated community in central Hampshire County, West Virginia. It is located along the Northwestern Turnpike (U.S. Route 50) at the northern terminus of Augusta-Ford Hill Road (West Virginia Secondary Route 7) between Shanks and Pleasant Dale, east of Romney. According to the 2000 census, the Augusta community has a population of 4,728.

Because of its location at the center of Hampshire County, Augusta is home to the Potomac Highlands Regional Jail, the James M. "Chick" Buckbee Juvenile Center, and the Hampshire County Health Department.

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  • French's Mill (1911), Augusta-Ford Hill Road (CR 7)

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