**** C S R A Group ****

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by oneofseven, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. oneofseven

    oneofseven Songster

    Mar 27, 2011
    Augusta, Ga

    I am looking for other enthusiasts in the Augusta, Ga area / CSRA.

    Here's the list so far:

    oneofseven - Augusta, Ga
    georgiagail - Augusta, GA
    GardenGranny - Augusta, Ga
    mojo_goat - Augusta, Ga
    linesfamily02 - Augusta, Ga

    Lark Rise - Hephzibah, GA
    terrilhb - Hephzibah/Burke Co, Ga

    doublejfarm - Appling, GA
    Tilly54 - Appling, Ga

    SubUFarmer - Grovetown, GA

    Theapplechicks - Martinez, Ga

    JustPeachy - Waynesboro, GA
    char259 - Waynesboro, GA
    wda4him - Waynesboro, Ga

    becky3086 - Thompson, GA
    poppydear - Thompson, Ga

    Dyealex - Girard, Ga

    Debbienmousey - CSRA, Ga
    loveacatahoula - CSRA, Ga
    ChickenPox - CSRA, Ga

    FarmerJohn3285 - Trenton, SC

    Dipsy Doodle Doo - Aiken, SC
    Maxbeard - Aiken, SC
    MamaHoldYou - Aiken, Sc

    epitman2 - North Augusta, SC

    tigercreek - Edgefield, SC / Manatee, Fl

    Thanks to Dipsy Doodle Doo, here's the area we cover:

    The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) is a 13-county region in the U.S. state of Georgia, and is also considered to include five to eight counties in South Carolina. The term was coined in 1950 by C.C. McCollum, the winner of a $250 contest held by The Augusta Chronicle to generate the best name for the area. Today the acronym is so commonly used that the full name is not known to all residents. The region is located on and named after the Savannah River, which forms the border between the two states. The largest cities within the CSRA are Augusta, Georgia and Aiken, South Carolina.
    As of the 2010 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census Bureau, the CSRA had a total population of 709,433, and the six-county Augusta-Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area (at the center of the CSRA) had a population of 543,738, making it the second largest in the State of Georgia.

    Central Savannah River Area (CSRA)
    Burke County, Georgia: Keysville · Midville · Waynesboro Girard · Sardis · Vidette
    Columbia County, Georgia: Grovetown · Harlem · Evans · Martinez · Appling
    Glascock County, Georgia: Edge Hill · Gibson · Mitchell
    Hancock County, Georgia: Sparta · Culverton
    Jefferson County, Georgia: Avera · Louisville · Stapleton · Wadley · Wrens · Bartow
    Jenkins County, Georgia: Millen · Perkins
    Lincoln County, Georgia: Lincolnton · Chennault
    McDuffie County, Georgia: Thomson · Dearing
    Richmond County, Georgia: Augusta · Blythe · Hephzibah
    Taliaferro County, Georgia: Crawfordville · Sharon
    Warren County, Georgia: Norwood · Warrenton · Camak · Jewell
    Washington County, Georgia: Davisboro · Oconee · Sandersville · Tennille · Deepstep · Harrison · Riddleville
    Wilkes County, Georgia: Washington · Rayle · Tignall
    Aiken County, South Carolina: Aiken · North Augusta · Jackson · Burnettown · Monetta · New Ellenton · Perry · Salley · Wagener · Windsor · Belvedere · Clearwater · Gloverville · Bath · Beech Island · Graniteville · Langley · Vaucluse · Warrenville
    Edgefield County, South Carolina: Edgefield · Johnston · Trenton · Murphys Estates
    Allendale County, South Carolina: Allendale · Fairfax · Sycamore · Ulmer · Martin
    Barnwell County, South Carolina: Barnwell · Blackville · Elko · Hilda · Kline · Snelling · Williston
    McCormick County, South Carolina: McCormick · Parksville · Plum Branch · Clarks Hill · Modoc · Mount Carmel · Willington

    Local Laws For Backyard Chickens (residential, non-aggricultural)

    Richmond County (Health Dept) 706-667-4234
    25 ft from neighbor’s dwelling/ 4 sqft per bird / no more than 75 / no roosters

    Columbia County ( Zoning Dept / Animal control Nuisance Ordinance) 706-312-7176
    Chickens are allowed as long as they you keep them clean and they are not a nuisance to the neighbors.

    Grovetown (Zoning Dept)706-863-4576
    Must be 25 feet from neighbor’s property and need approval from City Board of Appeals.

    Aiken County (Zoning Dept)803-642-1500
    20 ft from neighbor’s property and does not create a nuisance.

    North Augusta (Zoning Dept)803-441-4298
    Chickens are allowed as long as they are kept clean and are not a nuisance to the neighbors.

    City of Aiken (Zoning Dept)803-642-7608
    40 ft from neighbor’s dwelling / run and coop must be enclosed to prevent escaping / clean and not a nuisance to neighbors

    All information provided is basic knowledge and has been obtained by calling the respective departments and is not all inclusive. This is not legal advice. Laws are always changing and if you are in doubt, call your local zoning or health department.

    There are also 2 great groups on Facebook that you might want to join:

    Hobby farmers of the CSRA http://www.facebook.com/groups/HobbyFarmersOfTheCSRA/

    Swap of Georgia http://www.facebook.com/groups/251761151513389/
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2011

  2. JustPeachy

    JustPeachy Chirping

    Jun 14, 2011
    Waynesboro, Ga
    Waynesboro Here! Hope to meet some other chicken folks here in the local CSRA!
  3. Another person from Augusta...[​IMG]

  4. oneofseven

    oneofseven Songster

    Mar 27, 2011
    Augusta, Ga
    Glad to see you. As soon as we get a group together, maybe we can have a "ChickenStock" festival.

  5. SubUFarmer

    SubUFarmer In the Brooder

    Jun 19, 2011
    Grovetown, present and accounted for. Thanks for the invite.
  6. FarmerJohn3285

    FarmerJohn3285 County Line Farms

    Nov 18, 2010
    Trenton, SC
    GREAT IDEA!!! I was just thinking of starting one for us since a lot of us have showed up recently. I put up the flyer for our SC swap on irmo this Saturday. I put it up at the tractor supply on Bobby Jones and talked to the mgr there and he was interested in having one too. Said a few people have already asked him about it.
  7. doublejfarm

    doublejfarm In the Brooder

    Jun 6, 2011
    Modoc, SC
    Appling Ga here. Hi all my local BYCers

  8. oneofseven

    oneofseven Songster

    Mar 27, 2011
    Augusta, Ga
    if you have a PDF file of it post it. We might be able to come.
  9. oneofseven

    oneofseven Songster

    Mar 27, 2011
    Augusta, Ga
    Quote:Glad to see ya.

  10. oneofseven

    oneofseven Songster

    Mar 27, 2011
    Augusta, Ga

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