Originally incorporated in 1881, Grovetown is a city redefining itself. Located in Columbia County, Georgia, adjacent to Fort Gordon, new residential development fuels Grovetown's conversion from a "country crossroads" into a community with all of the amenities of a 21st century city.
This combination of country charm and modern amenities serves as the basis for why Grovetown proclaims itself as a "Community that Cares."
Grovetown is located roughly half way between the state capitols of Georgia and South Carolina. It lies at the edge of the developing, urbanized area of metropolitan Augusta and lies on high ground just to the northwest of Fort Gordon, near the northern end of the Middle Savannah River sub-basin.
Grovetown is the largest city and one of only 2 incorporated cities in Columbia County. As of 2023, Grovetown's population is estimated at 17,000.
On average, there are 216 sunny days per year in Grovetown. The July high is around 91°F. The January low is 30. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 30 out of 100. The U.S. average on the comfort index is 44.
Grovetown gets 47 inches of rain per year; the U.S. average is 37. Snowfall is 1 inch compared to the national average of 25 inches. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 91.
Cost of Living
The median home cost in Grovetown is estimated at $256,500, and as of 2022, Grovetown's cost of living is 93.7; this places the City of Grovetown below the U.S. average.
Grovetown is home to several large businesses and industries, including notable names such as GIW Industries, Serta, and John Deere. With large-scale operations happening at these facilities, Grovetown has become a wonderful area for anyone looking to start a business or career.