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Augusta, Missouri
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Location of Augusta, Missouri
Location of Augusta, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Charles
 • Total 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Land 0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
561 ft (171 m)
 • Total 253
 • Estimate 
 • Density 303.41/sq mi (117.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-02512
GNIS feature ID 0755706

Augusta is a city in St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The population was 253 at the 2010 census. The city boasts wineries, antique shops, restaurants, B&B's, a wood shop, a glass studio, massage therapy, a historic museum and The Augusta Brewery.

Augusta is located in the Missouri Rhineland. As a result, it is home to two wineries, Augusta Winery and Mount Pleasant Winery. The Augusta AVA was recognized by the federal government in 1980 as the first designated American Viticultural Area in the United States, beating out Napa Valley.

Augusta is a popular stop along the Katy Trail, a 225-mile-long bike and walking path built along a former railroad right-of-way.


Augusta was founded in 1836, by Heinrich Knoernschild of Tiefengrun, Germany. There are stories of another man who named the town after his wife, although those theories cannot be proven.


Augusta is located at 38°34′20″N 90°52′55″W / 38.57222°N 90.88194°W / 38.57222; -90.88194 (38.572336, -90.882079). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.92 square miles (2.38 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 318
1890 291 −8.5%
1900 238 −18.2%
1910 267 12.2%
1920 308 15.4%
1930 232 −24.7%
1940 252 8.6%
1950 218 −13.5%
1960 206 −5.5%
1970 195 −5.3%
1980 308 57.9%
1990 263 −14.6%
2000 218 −17.1%
2010 253 16.1%
2019 (est.) 267 5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 253 people, 112 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 275.0 inhabitants per square mile (106.2/km2). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 142.4 per square mile (55.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 1.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 112 households, of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 45.2 years. 22.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.


The School District of Washington operates Augusta Elementary School in the city.

Augusta has a public library, a branch of the St. Charles City-County District Library.

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