Augusta is a community town of central Hampshire County in West Virginia. Located between Pleasant Dale and Shanks, Augusta is elevated from the ground by about 1300 ft. There are a number of Parks and other beautiful scenic places in the area. Quite naturally the city attracts quite a few to tourists from nearby areas. Apart from the tourism sector, other inhabitants are involved with the education sector and shops and stores in the area. Augusta also has a regional jail located within its vicinity.