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Augusta, GA

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.augustaga.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.augustachamber.net/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.augustaga.org/

Population:
195,182 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1736

County:
Richmond County

Consolidated with Richmond County in 1996.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Paine College
1882
Medical College of Georgia
1828
Augusta State University
1785

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Doug Barnard, Jr.
Politician
20-Mar-1922   Congressman from Georgia, 1977-93
Ben Bernanke
Economist
13-Dec-1953   Federal Reserve Chairman
James H. Blanchard
Business
22-Aug-1941   CEO of Synovus Financial, 1971-2005
Laurence Fishburne
Actor
30-Jul-1961   The Matrix
Marshall Frady
Journalist
11-Jan-1940 9-Mar-2004 Wallace
Phil Gingrey
Politician
10-Jul-1942   Congressman, Georgia 11th
Amy Grant
Singer/Songwriter
25-Nov-1960   Christian rocker
Hulk Hogan
Wrestling
11-Aug-1953   Hogan Knows Best
Frank M. Hull
Judge
9-Dec-1948   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Jasper Johns
Painter
15-May-1930   Neo-Dadaist painter of US Flag
D. James Kennedy
Religion
3-Nov-1930 5-Sep-2007 Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Wyck A. Knox, Jr.
Attorney
1-Nov-1940   Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend
Goodwin Liu
Attorney
1970   Boalt Hall law professor
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
Author
9-Jul-1790 9-Jul-1870 Georgia Scenes
Larry Mize
Golf
23-Sep-1958   Winner, 1987 Masters
Jessye Norman
Singer
15-Sep-1945   Operatic soprano
Larry L. Palmer
Diplomat
c. 1948   US Ambassador to Honduras, 2002-05
Carl Sanders
Politician
15-May-1925   Governor of Georgia, 1963-67
Austin Scott
Politician
10-Dec-1969   Congressman, Georgia 8th
Herschel Walker
Football
3-Mar-1962   NFL Running back, 1986-97
Ken Whisenhunt
Football
28-Feb-1962   Former Coach, Arizona Cardinals
Frank Yerby
Novelist
5-Sep-1916 29-Nov-1991 The Dahomean

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Butterfly McQueen
Actor
7-Jan-1911 22-Dec-1995 Gone with the Wind
Charlie Norwood
Politician
27-Jul-1941 13-Feb-2007 Congressman from Georgia, 1995-2007



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