The county of Augusta is located in Virginia and was founded in 1738. There are 74,314 residents in Augusta who have access to courthouses in Staunton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Virginia is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 23,746 residents in Staunton, which is 20.0 square miles and 1,417ft above sea level. It was settled in 1871 and is governed by a local government.