Local Information & Services



Overview

The City of Aiken is located near the mid-point of South Carolina's long border with Georgia, about 15 miles east of Augusta. US 1 and US 78 pass through the heart of the city, and Interstate 20 skirts its northern border. It is the seat of Aiken County.

Along the western edge of AikenCounty on the Savannah River sits North Augusta. The City was incorporated in 1906. It was formerly a winter resort that played host at different times to President William Howard Taft, John D. Rockefeller, Harvey Firestone and Marshall Field. Today, North Augusta is thriving community of nearly 22,000 citizens noted for being South Carolina’s riverfront community.

Private Schools

Mead Hall Episcopal School
South Aiken Baptist Christian School
St. Mary Help of Christians School
Second Baptist Christian Prep
Our Lady of Peace School
Midland Valley Christian Academy
Aiken Preparatory School

Historical Information

City of Aiken Parks, Recreaction & Tourism
Aiken County Historical Museum
Redcliffe Plantation
Aiken Racing Hall of Fame

Government & Business

City of Aiken
County of Aiken
Aiken Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Partnership
Aiken Downtown Development Association

Medical

Aiken Regional Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center
University Hospital
Aiken County Rescue
Georgia Regents University

Climate

Aiken Weather

Attractions

The Hitchcock Woods
Hopelands Gardens
Aiken State Natural Area
Citizens Park
Langley Pond
Battle of Aiken
Aiken Polo Club
New Bridge Polo and Country Club
Aiken Training Track
Aiken Steeplechase
Aiken Horse Show

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