Fort Gordon, GA - Nearby Cities

    North Augusta, GA
    North Augusta encompasses over 19.5 square miles and has over 17,000 people residing there. The main economy in North Augusta is supported by 70 manufacturing firms in and around the neighboring communities, providing work for 24,000 residents. Products that are manufactured include glass fibers, cotton and yarn goods, concrete products and steel pipes among others. Located just 13 miles from Fort Gordon, the town was originally founded as a residential and resort town.

    Homes for sale fall in the median listing range of $159,000. Rental units run approximately $580 a month for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit up to $730 a month for a 3 bedroom, 1 bath unit. Temporary lodging is available at nearby hotels such as the Sleep Inn and Suites which offer free country breakfasts, microwaves/refrigerators in the units and riverfront access. The rates run between $89-$99 a night.

    North Augusta sits directly across the Savannah River from Augusta, Georgia, and its riverfront location makes it a popular destination for residents and visitors alike. The temperate climate only adds to the rural lifestyle and southern beauty of the town's surroundings.

    Martinez, GA
    Martinez is a suburb of Augusta, Georgia with a population of 32,390 as of 2005. Martinez is home to two high schools, six middle schools, and five elementary schools. Located just 12 miles from Fort Gordon, the suburb offers a short commute to military personnel who want to live and work in the surrounding communities.

    Homes for sale have a median listing price of $162,000, very close to the state average of $169,000. Some properties on the westside average in the $275,000 range. Rentals are available for $700 a month for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit and $550 a month for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. Hotels in the area offer temporary living quarters with one of the local favorites being the Partridge Inn. The hotel sits on a neighboring hill overlooking the river and offers world-class charm of days gone by.

    Major attractions in the Martinez area include the Laurel and Hardy Museum which opened in 2000 in Harlem, Georgia. The museum was opened here because the Augusta area is the birthplace of Oliver Hardy. It is the only museum of its kind known to exist. Martinez offers a quiet, residential community for those who choose to live here.

    Grovetown, GA
    Grovetown got its name from the old Grove Baptist Church that existed in the town in 1881. A train depot came to town shortly after that, and influential Augusta residents set up summer homes in the area. Once a small, thriving town, Grovetown took a major growth boost when Fort Gordon moved in about 6 miles away. Many military families moved to Grovetown and set up residence there.

    Homes for sale offer 2 bedroom, 2 bath residences for an average listing price of $158,000. Rentals run approximately $750 a month for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with utilities included. Temporary lodging is available in local hotels such as the Super 8 with rates as low as $60 a night.

    Grovetown is home to four elementary schools, and the town boasts a population of 7,000 people making it a thriving community. The downtown area offers a variety of stores, dining establishments, and churches. Once a quieter, rural town, the changes Grovetown has experienced has made the town an even more inviting place to live and work.

    Waynesboro, GA
    Waynesboro is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area with a population of 5,813 people as of the 2000 census. Located just 26 miles from Fort Gordon, the city offers a great community for military personnel who are looking for a permanent place to live. A diverse collection of people occupy the city of Waynesboro and its surrounding areas.

    Homes for sale fall in the higher range with a $350,000 median listing price. Rentals run slightly higher than surrounding communities with a $975 monthly rent for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit. A 4+ bedroom unit will run approximately $1300 a month. Hotels in the local area offer temporary quarters including the Best Western and the Jameson Inn.

    A major attraction soon to be built in the Waynesboro area is the WayNuclear Power Plant. The reactors are to be part of the new renaissance in America's nuclear industry. The government loans that have been promised will allow the first nuclear reactors in 30 years to be built in the area, providing jobs for many more workers and offering a boost to the local economy.

    Wrens, GA
    Located just 22 miles from Fort Gordon military installation, Wrens has a population of just over 2300 people as of the 2000 census. With its close proximity to Augusta, GA, the town offers a small-town charm in a rural setting for those looking for a quiet residential neighborhood in which to buy or rent a home.

    Homes for sale in the area range in price from $159,900 for a 4 bedroom, 2 bath residence to $275,000 for a 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home. Homes in the area offer lots of square footage on larger lots than most other surrounding communities. Rental units run from $425 for a one- bedroom unit to $625 for a three-bedroom unit. Hotels in the area offering temporary lodging include the Best Western Inns and the historical Partridge Inn in nearby Augusta. Prices start at $84 and up.

    Major attractions in the Wrens area include the Adventure Crossing Family Fun Center. The center offers lasertron, go-karts, 7 batting cages, and two 18-hole miniature golf courses. There are also race tracks for those 16 years and older who have valid driver's licenses. With indoor and outdoor activities, the center is fun for the whole family.

    Hephzibah, GA
    Hephzibah is a part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area and is located just six miles from the Fort Gordon military installation. With its close proximity to the base, military personnel and their families find Hephzibah a convenient location when searching for homes to buy or rent. Hephzibah has a total population as of 2000 of 3,880 people.

    Homes for sale in the area range from $117,000 to $172,000 depending on the bedroom and bathroom combination. Rental units range from $610 for a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath unit to a $730 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit. Temporary lodging is provided in nearby hotels such as the Executive Suites Inn which offer wireless internet access, continental breakfast, and on-site swimming pools for around $89 a night.

    Hephzibah has the advantage of being near Augusta which boasts many championship golf courses and country clubs. With rolling hills and expert courses, the recreational opportunities in the area are numerous and suited to all tastes and lifestyles.