Discover Augusta County
Sightseeing, educational adventure, and hiking are just a few of the things you can experience while visiting Augusta County. The museums and historical attractions are some of the finest in the country and the region boasts a variety of activities for visitors of all ages and interests. Enjoy the vineyards and farms. Explore what was once America’s western frontier. Augusta County is now home to some of the Old Dominion’s finest rural landscape, historic landmarks, and natural beauty. Here you will see Civil War battlefields, quaint villages (two on the National Register of Historic Places), the house where folk artist Grandma Moses gained fame for her butter and potato chips long before she picked up a paint brush.
And there are even an 18th-century churches lazily grounded on cobblestone streets, built when the Revolution was in the air. A rich tradition of working family farms traced back to the first German, Scots-Irish, English, and African-American pioneers that settled the land; Augusta County carries us through to the present with more sheep, cattle, and farmland than anywhere else in the Old Dominion.