Forest Hills Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The attractive Forest Hills neighborhood is located between Wheeler Road, Walton Way, and Wrightsboro Road in Augusta, Georgia. The neighborhood is characterized by spacious ranch and two-story homes on large heavily wooded lots. A few apartment complexes are located on Henry Street and Beacon Hill. The older neighborhood is attractive and well-kept and borders the historic Summerville or Hill area of Augusta. Outlets from the neighborhood include Lake Forest Drive on Walton Way and Buena Vista Road and Magnolia Road off Wrightsboro Road. Forest Hills is in the 30909 zip code area of Richmond County. Public bus transportation is available on Wrightsboro Road.
Additionally, Forest Hills features a public neighborhood golf club. The 18-hole course is home to the Augusta State mens and womens golf teams and has a proud golf history. Bobby Jones clinched his Grand Slam of Golf at the course and future greats such as Phil Mickelson and Davis Love III began their college golf careers there. The Augusta Magazine rates Forest Hills as the “Best Public Golf Course in Augusta.”
Neighborhood landmarks on Wrightsboro Road include Daniel Village Shopping Center, Daniel Field Airport, the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Uptown Hospital, the Augusta Water Works, and Trinity Hospital. The Augusta Water Works is known for its “art on the walls.” Local artists have created large attractive water murals on all of the numerous walls of the facility. Murals vary and go from whimsical scenes to beautiful Savannah River landscapes.
Landmarks off Walton Way include Augusta State University and Paine College. The historic Summerville Cemetery and Westover Memorial Cemetery are also in the Forest Hills area.