Fort Gordon - On and Off Base Information

Fort Gordon (Ft.) Housing and Information:

Location:  Fort Gordon is located just a few miles southwest of the city of Augusta, Georgia in Richmond County, GA.  We are also 138 miles from the charm of Charleston, South Carolina, 211 miles from the beaches, entertainment, and golf courses of Myrtle Beach, and 122 miles from the historic streets of Savannah. 

Fort Gordon is a large, multi-mission, multi-service military installation providing base services and support across a wide spectrum of training, operational and Soldier sustainment needs. The installation supports Army and Department of Defense organizations and activities performing regional and world-wide missions including communications training and operations, military intelligence, cyber operations, medical and dental care, force integration, and mobilization.

Cost of Living: Moderate compared to the U.S. average

Base Operator: 706-791-0110, 312-780-0110

Area Population:  Fort Gordon lies in Richmond County, which has a population of 195,844.  Neighboring Columbia County has a population of 110,627.  Aiken County, just across the river in South Carolina, has a population of 160,099.

Schools: Students living on the installation attend Richmond County schools.  Many military dependent children attend schools in neighboring Columbia County.

Housing: Fort Gordon has approximately 1000 family housing units. All family housing is privatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities.  For more information call 706-772-7041.

Base Location

307 Chamberlain Avenue
Fort Gordon, GA 30905

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