Augusta County

Augusta County
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Population: 74,314 people
Land Area: 641,294 acres
Land in Farms: 260,137 acres, 40.6%
Number of Farms: 1706 farms
Market Value of Products Sold (Crop/Livestock): $232.1 million, 2nd out of 98 Virginia counties
Watersheds: South Fork Shenandoah (Potomac River) / Rivanna, Maury (James River)
Land in Conservation: 131 Easements, 20,709 acres, 3.2%
Nationally Historic Civil War Battlefields:
McDowell
Piedmont
Waynesboro
Public Land:
– George Washington National Forest: 192,388 acres, 30%
– Shenandoah National Park: 12,269 acres, 1.9%

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