The Old Town neighborhood of Augusta, Georgia, is located around Broad Street within walking distance of the central business district of the city. Old Town is a quaint historic neighborhood with restored homes that are a century or more old. The Old Town neighborhood is bordered by Green Street, East Boundary Road, Gordon Highway/Highway 1, and the Savannah River. The neighborhood has a beautiful southern charm featuring houses with two story porches, tree-lined streets, lamp posts, and wide, attractively planted squares. Some homes have been converted into very popular bed and breakfasts while others have been split into apartments and lofts. The Old Town neighborhood is located in the 30901 zip code area.
The Old Town neighborhood is within walking distance to all of the Augusta area museums and Broad Street restaurants. Area landmarks and amenities include the Morris Museum of Art, the Augusta Museum of History, City Hall, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, the Old Medical College of Georgia, and historic St. Paul’s Church. Additionally, Riverwalk Park is a popular walking area within minutes of Old Town. Park visitors can walk at river level or high above the river on the levee. Riverwalk Park also connects with the scenic Augusta Canal Trail that follows the river for miles through the city. Riverwalk Park and the Augusta Commons host many of the local festivals and special events in the city.
The Savannah River also forms the border between Georgia and South Carolina in this area. South Carolina is easily accessed by several bridges that connect the two states. Joggers, cyclists, and walkers often travel over the bridges to trails on the South Carolina side of the river.