It feels different here because it is different here
Established in 1785, Edgefield County is a part of the Aiken/Augusta metropolitan statistical area. It is located on the Savannah River just north of Augusta and north-west of Aiken County, covering an area of 502 square miles. It has a population of approximately 27,000 (2010 census.)
The county has four incorporated municipalities; Edgefield, the County seat, Johnston, Trenton and North Augusta. The county’s economy is balanced with approximately equal sectors of agriculture, manufacturing, and services. It is divided by the fall line with the north-western two thirds in the Piedmont and one third in the sandhill and ridge country.
Edgefield County In The News
Over 25 years ago, Edgefield County adopted E-911 to enhance the capability of emergency responders to quickly locate emergencies. As part of this adoption process, the county had to readdress properties. Over the last few years, advances in technology have led to...
Just want to put a brief update on this. We have Municode and are working to get these ordinances updated within that system, however, the Clerk to Council position has changed a few times over the last few years and I have had to work admin rights out with Municode....
HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION Please be advised that the sign up for Homestead Exemption is now open through December 31,2022. The exemption is granted to persons who are at least 65 years of age as of December 31, 2021, blind or 100 percent totally or permanently disabled as...
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Edgefield County is beautiful and a place we are so happy to call home. Our family has been here for a long time and really appreciate the small town atmosphere.The Collins'
We call Edgefield County home because it is beautiful, unique, special, and has the small town charm that we love so much. We could not imagine living anywhere else.The Garrisons