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  Augusta City Facts  
CountryUSA (United State of America)
CountiesKennebec County
Total Area58.3 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates44.3106° N, 69.7800° W
Time ZoneEST (UTC−05:00)
Area Code207
Major ReligionRoman Catholic, Christian
MuseumsMaine State Museum, Morris Museum, Augusta Museum of History
UniversitiesUniversity of Maine, Kaplan University

Augusta is the capital of the U.S state of Maine. It was incorporated as part of the town called Hallowell in 1771. Its name was changed to "Augusta" in the month of August in 1797. It was chosen as the state capital in 1827 and was chartered as a city in 1849.

Hotels: Augusta hotels offer all modern amenities to its guests and provide world-class reception to its guests. America's Best Inn, Comfort Inn Civic Center, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Augusta, Motel 6 Augusta, Best Western Senator Inn & Spa and Super 8 Augusta are the well-known hotels in the city. Some other hotels are Marriott Augusta Hotel and Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta, Best Western Garden City Inn, Wingate Inn Augusta Northeast, Ameri Host Inn Augusta, Comfort Inn, Fairfield Inn Augusta, Courtyard Augusta, Hampton Inn & Suites Augusta West, Holiday Inn Augusta West, Red Roof Inn Augusta and The Partridge Inn.

Transportation: Augusta State Airport serves as the main airport in the city. Daily bus service helps the people travel from place to place. The state roads, highways and expressways link the city with other cities.

Places of Attraction: Pine Tree State Arboretum-arboretum with botanical gardens, the Maine State Museum, Capitol Park serves as recreational centers for the people. Fort Western built in the 18th century is the oldest surviving wooden fort in New England. The state capitol building with granite dome and several monuments are eye appealing. The Maine State Museum that offers displays related to all fields from archeology to marine engineering is innovative and interesting. Blaine House-the official residence of governors and Kennebec River Rail Trail are the other highlights of the city.

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