Evans, GA, is a suburb of mid-sized Augusta, GA, home of the world-famous Masters golf tournament. It is also only 2 1/2 hours from the cities of Charlotte and Atlanta, and approximately 30 minutes from Clarks Hill Lake. So whether you want access to city amenities or want to spend a weekend on the water, Evans offers a good base point. If you ask area locals, Evans, GA, is an ideal location to raise a family. It is a very safe area with very little crime. The median average household income is around $110K, and many of the residents have a degree of some kind. Evans residents are served by Columbia County School District, and schools are considered some of the best in the CSRA. Because of this, this area is very popular with families, and less so with single individuals and young adults. Evans continues to attract new residents, and the area can face heavy traffic on major thoroughfares as a result.
Evans has a lot of parks and outdoor spaces for people of all ages to enjoy. There are trails for walking, running or cycling, playgrounds for children to enjoy (especially popular is Evans Towne Center Park), and even several splash pads for cooling off. And if you are a dog lover, this is a great city for you. There is an excellent dog park, and many restaurants are dog-friendly in outdoor eating areas.
If you like kayaking, canoeing or paddle boarding, then head on over to Riverside Park, located along the banks of the Savannah River. Here there is a small boat launch and you can spend time on the water. Riverside Park is also a great place to go and fish. From Evans you can easily get to several other access points for the Savannah River. Access to the outdoors is one of the most valuable aspects of living in this area as there is so much to enjoy.
If you are raising a family in Evans there is always plenty to do. The community is a very close-knit community and you’ll find a variety of special events, festivals and performances happening on any given weekend. Gather your family to experience BMX bike races at the Blanchard Woods Park or watch a cross-country meet there as well. While at Blanchard, you’ll find tennis and volleyball courts, baseball fields, and picnic areas.
Evans, GA, typically has mild winters and hot summers. Snow is unlikely, but does happen occasionally. From late April through late October, it is common to be comfortable in shorts and a short-sleeved shirt, and thunderstorms are also common. That being said, residents enjoy experiencing all four seasons.
Evans has its own set of restaurants, national retailers and local businesses to explore as well. And if you can’t find what you are looking for, Augusta is only a short 20-minute drive away. Plus, people continue to move into the area at a rapid rate, so the possibilities are endless for what businesses are to come.