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 Jennifer L Rogers

   Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co. 

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​Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company is one of the areas largest independent real estate agencies with over 165 agents and four branch offices to serve all of your Augusta real estate needs.

Area Information:
Performing arts: Augusta Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Clark Hill Reservoir, Sumter National Forest, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Augusta attractions: Riverwalk Augusta
Sports teams: GreenJackets (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Cotton Exchange Welcome Center and Museum, Georgia Golf Hall of Fame, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Augusta-Richmond County Museum
Colleges and universities: Augusta State University, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Technical College, Kerr Business College

The Columbia County Real Estate area is located in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) of Georgia, approximately 135 miles east of Atlanta and five miles northwest of Augusta, the dominant urban center of the area. Columbia County, which encompasses a land area of 290 square miles and a population of more than 105,000, is one of the fastest growing counties in the state of Georgia outside of the metro-Atlanta area. Rapid growth in the county has transformed the county from a rural neighbor of Augusta to a major suburban county. The Columbia County Real Estate area is predominantly residential with household and per capita income levels that rank third among Georgia's 159 counties. These factors combined with low-cost living, affordable housing, a premier school system, access to world-class health care and a mild climate marks the area as a destination of choice for many people.

The Columbia County School System currently operates seventeen elementary schools, pre-kindergarten through fifth grade; seven middle schools with grades six through eight, four high schools, grades nine through twelve and one alternative school, grades six through twelve. Building new or renovating and upgrading existing facilities is a constant process which enables the Columbia County School System to maintain leading edge facilities and accommodate future growth while providing a world class education for all students. Columbia County's school system is one of the best in the state of Georgia.

The Columbia County Real Estate area has excellent and affordable housing. The choices range from apartment complexes, affordable homes, and gated communities with estate level properties. Currently there are four golf course communities throughout the county highlighted by Bartram's Trail off Columbia Road.

The medical industry is well represented in the Columbia County Real Estate area. Doctors and their staff from University Health Care System, MCG Health system, Doctors Hospital and Trinity Hospital of Augusta all have office throughout Columbia County. the residents of this area are blessed to have acess to world class health care.

The Columbia County Real Estate area is known for its balmy climate, with an annual average temperature of 64 degrees. Some studies suggest its location between the Atlantic and Gulf coasts contributes to generally mild winters.

Relative humidity is moderate. The driest season is autumn, and October is usually the driest month. The greatest rainfall is usually in March, followed by showers in July. Average annual rainfall is about 44 inches. The average annual snowfall is about 1 inch. Snowfall is light and infrequent. Cold snaps usually occur regularly from mid-November to mid-March.Type your paragraph here.