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Augusta, Georgia

CSRA (Central Savannah River Area) population_blank1 709,433 population_blank2_title Change  2.73% population_density_blank1_km2 population_density_blank1_sq_mi timezone EST (North American Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 latd

– The Augusta Chronicle website footnotes '''Augusta–Richmond County''' is a consolidated city-county in the U.S. state of Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)), located at the fall line of the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. The city was named after Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719-1772), wife of Frederick, Prince of Wales. She

on the river for fish, water and transportation. The site of Augusta was used by Native Americans (Native Americans in the United States) as a place to cross the Savannah River, because of its location on the fall line (Atlantic Seaboard fall line). In 1735, two years after James Oglethorpe founded Savannah (Savannah, Georgia), he sent a detachment of troops to explore up the Savannah River. He gave them an order to build at the head of the navigable part of the river. The expedition was led

Statesboro, Georgia

of cotton sold in Savannah (Savannah, Georgia), ten bales were sold in Statesboro. After the boll weevil decimated the cotton crop in the 1930s, farmers shifted to tobacco. By 1953 more than 20 million pounds of tobacco passed through warehouses in Statesboro, then the largest market of the "bright Tobacco Belt" spanning Georgia and Florida. The 1906 First District Agricultural & Mechanical School at Statesboro changed to the 1924 Georgia Normal School, then became

: February-2013 Georgias-Renaissance-Cities The downtown area is currently undergoing a revitalization. The Old Bank of Statesboro and Georgia Theater have been adapted with renovation for the David H. Averitt Center for the Arts.

the newspaper industry for online innovation. Transportation thumbnail left Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (Image:Savannah_Hilton_Head_International_Airport_logo.png) is located 41 miles to the East Interstate 16 is located to the south of Statesboro. Statesboro is also served by three U.S. highways: U.S. Highway 301 (U.S. Route 301 in Georgia), which runs north-south through the city, U.S. Highway 25 (U.S. Route 25 in Georgia), which runs northwest

Columbus, Georgia

consolidated city-county governments (and have excluded any incorporated towns within the new consolidated boundaries). Conyers (Conyers, Georgia) is studying possibly becoming consolidated with unincorporated Rockdale County (Rockdale County, Georgia). Recently, Savannah has consolidated its police department with the county police department, but efforts toward consolidation (Consolidated city-county) with Chatham County (Chatham County, Georgia) have

), and is the world's busiest passenger airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Retrieved June 18, 2008. In addition to Hartsfield-Jackson, there are eight other airports serving major commercial traffic in Georgia. Savannah Hilton Head International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the state as measured by passengers served, and is the only additional international

The state has fourteen other cities with populations above 50,000 (based on 2010 census). In descending order of size they are Augusta (Augusta, Georgia), Columbus (Columbus, Georgia), Savannah (Savannah, Georgia), Athens (Athens, Georgia), Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs, Georgia), Macon (Macon, Georgia), Roswell

Port of Spain

, Trinidad *Independence Square (Port of Spain) *The Red House (Trinidad and Tobago) *Port of Spain International Waterfront Center *Queens Park Savannah *MovieTowne *Royal Botanic Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens, Trinidad), *Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago *National Academy For The Performing Arts Port of Spain Urban structure Port of Spain's official population is relatively small, and reflects the narrow city boundaries including the central business

. Frederick Street, which runs north through the city to the Queen's Park Savannah, is Port of Spain's major avenue, connecting the two downtown squares with the uptown park, and very approximately dividing downtown into retail (east) and office (west) districts. One block east, lower Henry Street is the location of a number of shops selling cloth, mostly owned by members of Trinidad's Syrian (Demographics of Syria)-Lebanese (Lebanese people) community. Another block over, Charlotte Street

in the earlier 19th century by the Tranquillity sugar estate was formerly residential, but in recent decades has become essentially a district of office buildings, functioning as an extension of the downtown area. Oddly, this part of Port of Spain—between Oxford Street and the Queen's Park Savannah—has no name in common usage, though a century ago it was known as Tranquillity. The Port of Spain General Hospital is on upper Charlotte Street, as is the Memorial Park (Memorial Park, Trinidad), while

Old Forge, New York

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Pultneyville, New York

Creek (town), New York Sandy Creek , Sangerfield (Sangerfield, New York), Sauquoit (Sauquoit, New York), Savannah (Savannah, New York), Schuyler Lake (Schuyler Lake, New York), Scipio Center (Scipio Center, New York), Seneca Castle (Seneca Castle, New York), Seneca Falls (Seneca Falls (town), New York), Sherrill (Sherrill, New York), Skaneateles Falls (Skaneateles Falls, New York), Skaneateles (Skaneateles, New York (town)), Sodus (town), New York Sodus

Petén Department

mi north-south. Sharer and Traxler 2006, pp. 46–47. The largest lake is Lake Petén Itza, near the centre of the drainage basin; it measures above mean

sea level with karstic ridges reaching an average altitude of . The savannah is surrounded by hills with unusually steep southern slopes and gentler northern approaches; the hills are covered with dense tropical forest. To the north of the lakes region ''bajos'' become more frequent, interspersed with forest. In the far north of the Petén the Mirador Basin forms another interior drainage region. Sharer and Traxler 2006, p. 47

Jacksonville, Florida

of the Great Fire of 1901 On May 3, 1901, downtown Jacksonville was ravaged by a fire that started at a fiber factory. Known as the "Great Fire of 1901", it was one of the worst disasters in Florida history and the largest urban fire in the southeastern United States. In just eight hours, it destroyed the business district and left approximately 10,000 residents homeless. It is said the glow from the flames could be seen in Savannah, Georgia, and the smoke plumes seen

train) Silver Star ''. Jacksonville was also served by the thrice-weekly ''Sunset Limited'' and the daily ''Silver Palm (Silver Palm (Amtrak))''. Service on the ''Silver Palm'' was cut back to Savannah, Georgia in 2002. The ''Sunset Limited'' route was truncated at San Antonio, Texas (San Antonio) as a result of the track damage in the Gulf Coast area caused by Hurricane Katrina on August 28, 2005. Service was restored as far east as New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana) by late

, 2009 quote 'Paper' refers to Interstates that are funded under the same legislation as signed Interstates but are not signed with Interstate shields. Interstates of Alaska (Interstate Highways in Alaska) and Puerto Rico (Interstate Highways in Puerto Rico) are numbered sequentially in order of funding without regard to the rules on odd and even numbers. *U.S. Route 80 (U.S. Route 80 (1925)), Savannah, Georgia, to San

Midtown Atlanta

: Georgia Institute of Technology, John Marshall Law School (John Marshall Law School (Atlanta)), and the Atlanta division of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Midtown contains about one-third of the city's high-rises and some of Atlanta's most iconic buildings, such as the Bank of America Plaza (Bank of America Plaza (Atlanta)), AT&T Midtown Center, One Coca-Cola Plaza (Coca-Cola headquarters), Atlantic Center (One Atlantic Center), and 1180 Peachtree. Midtown

the next 40 years, Peters slowly subdivided sections of these land lots off for a gridded residential area and built his own home there on Peachtree at 4th Street. His son, Edward, built his home on the block bounded by North Avenue, Piedmont Avenue (Piedmont Avenue (Atlanta)), Ponce de Leon Avenue, and Myrtle Street. The home, now called Ivy Hall, was restored by the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2008 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

to house temporary collections of masterpieces, most notably the Louvre and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Across the street from the High is Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) (Museum of Design Atlanta), the only museum (Design museum) in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design. Midtown is also the home of the Atlanta campus of Savannah College of Art and Design, which is located in historic buildings throughout the district

Atlanta metropolitan area

that are sold, bowing to pressure (lobbying) from the real estate sales (home selling) industry. Disputes over water are becoming increasingly common, with both Alabama and Florida filing lawsuits and threatening injunctions to prevent Georgia from taking too much water, mostly for metro Atlanta. South Carolina also threatened when a pipeline (pipeline transport) east to the Savannah River was mentioned even informally. The state has now been ordered by a judge

State University * Mercer University * Savannah College of Art and Design Healthcare The area is served by a diverse network of healthcare facilities including private practice, urgent care, hospital systems, and specialty care facilities. There are approximately 28 hospitals serving the metro. There are both private for profit systems and several robust community not-for-profit systems. Major Healthcare Systems * Emory Healthcare, the largest health care system

metropolitan area metropolitan Atlanta between 1991 and 1993, 154 (68%) had an additional disability besides visual impairment. Blindness in combination with hearing loss is known as deafblindness. left thumb the CNN Center (Image:Cnncenter.jpg) in Atlanta. The Atlanta metropolitan area is the ninth largest media market in the United States as ranked by Nielsen Media Research. The state's other top markets are Savannah, Georgia

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