is a rapidly growing suburb of Augusta located in Columbia County. CNN Money Magazine mentioned both Evans and Martinez in their 2008 list of best counties for job growth – Columbia County ranked #19.

The Columbia County Government complex is located in Evans, as well as numerous parks and other locations for community events. These locations include:

evans-georgiaEvans Towne Center Park
Home of the Lady Antebellum Amphitheater where you can enjoy live concerts throughout the year. Evans Towne Center Park has a paved walking trail, a dog park, a large playground, picnic tables, shelters, splash pad and the newest edition, B-Cycle.  B-Cycle is the first location of bike rentals in Columbia County and they offer annual membership or you can pay as you go.

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Located off Betty’s Branch, a tributary of the Savannah River, Riverside Park offers a boat ramp, fishing pier, floating dock and many other great amenities: sand volleyball court, tennis courts, baseball/softball fields, batting cages, playground, dog park and recycling center.

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Home of the ASU 5k cross country course, which is a certified cross country course for high school and college.  Blanchard Woods has 4 regulation soccer fields along with a stadium field.  The stadium field is one of the premier soccer fields in the state. Enjoy the pond with fishing for ages 14 and younger.  The newest attraction is the BMX Park which even offers skills clinics and more for riders.


Savannah Rapids Park
Situated along the Augusta Canal and Reed Creek waterfall the Savannah Rapids Park offers 3 private pavilions, a toddlers playground with picnic tables and grills, floating dock, great fishing spots and bike, kayak and canoe rentals.   Historic Canal Headgate buildings are available for rent and include the dance pavilion, barbecue pit and dining hall.  The Savannah Rapids Pavilion which is on top of an 80 foot bluff is also available for rent for special events.

Screen Shot 2015-12-14 at 1.37.17 PMColumbia County Amphitheater
Located behind the Evans Branch Library you’ll find the Columbia County Amphitheater, which hosts many live concerts and performances throughout the year. There is a paved walking trail that takes you around the amphitheater, and pond.  Picnic shelters, playgrounds and a splash pad to beat the heat in the summer time.  It’s home to the Evans Farmers Market on Thursdays from May to October.


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