Looking to Buy a Home in Augusta County Virginia?
Augusta County is the second largest county in Virginia, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, on the western edge of the Commonwealth. It completely surrounds the independent cities of Staunton & Waynesboro, and depending on which side of the county your are on, is convenient to our larger and more bustling neighboring cities, Harrisonburg & Charlottesville.
Augusta County is steeped in history and was once considered the “wild frontier”, spanning as far west as the Mississippi River! Scots-Irish immigrants arrived in the 1700’s, followed by the Germans and westward moving English settlers traveling along the Great Wagon Road, (now Route 11), searching for fertile lands and opportunity.
Today, Augusta County represents the new and the traditional aspects of country living. Farming and agriculture are still an essential mainstay of the area, but a new breed of businesses like craft-breweries and vineyards are creating new uses of the land and contributing to resident enjoyment. Outdoor enthusiasts are also attracted to Augusta County, due to its proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway, George Washington National Forest, and Shenandoah National Park.
As you can see, Augusta County covers a great deal of area! Each sub-community provides its own characteristics and living opportunities. We can help you discover homes for sale in Augusta County VA and locate which part of the county is the right fit for you. In the meantime, below are some resources to explore before our meeting…
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