Welcome to Fort Gordon

Fort Gordon is home to the United States Army Signal Corp and Signal Center. The fort is a United States army installation that is located in Richmond, Jefferson, McDuffie, and Columbia counties, Georgia. The fort got its name from John Brown Gordon who was a major general in the Confederate army, a Georgia governor, a U.S. senator, and businessman. Originally named Camp Gordon, the post was renamed Fort Gordon in March 1956. The U.S. War Department designated the spot that is the modern-day Fort Gordon after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. The post was home to three divisions during the war: the 4th Infantry, the 26th Infantry, and the 10th Armored. In January 1945, Camp Gordon, as it was still known, became a camp for foreign prisoners of war. From 1945 to 1946, the Army Personnel and Separation Center processed 86,000 discharged soldiers. Fort Gordonís technical name is the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon. The post is home to many active-duty units including the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, the 35th Military Police Detachment, the 706th Military Intelligence Group, and the 15th Regimental Signal Brigade. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center is also located on post and treats active duty military and their families as well as many military retirees. Fort Gordon currently has 30,000 military and civilian employees in residence.

Weather in the Fort Gordon area is warm during the summers with temperatures in the 70s and cold during the winters with temperatures in the 40s. The warmest month is July and the coldest month is January. Annual rainfall is 47 inches with the wettest month being August. Local housing options are available in nearby cities such as Waynesboro, Wrens, and North Augusta. Between 1966 and 1968, approximately 2,200 Signal Officers were trained at the Fort Gordonís Signal Officer Candidate School. Fort Gordon was also a training location for Military Police Corps during the Vietnam War and in the 1980s was used as a training facility for radioteletype operators.
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Welcome to DoD Housing Network. We provide the resources for you to make an educated housing decision upon your PCS arrival to Fort Gordon. Whether you decide to stay on post in Fort Gordon housing or use your basic allowance for housing (BAH) to rent or purchase a home in the community surrounding Fort Gordon, our relocation tools will help you make the right choice. Feel free to browse the homes for rent, homes for sale by owner (FSBO) and featured real estate, as well as the local businesses that work with Fort Gordon inbound soldiers and their families. Our goal at DoD Housing Network is to help you better understand Fort Gordon and the surrounding communities, neighborhoods and activities. If you need temporary lodging upon your arrival to Fort Gordon please visit our lodging section with available hotels close to post. When looking at the rental homes, apartments and homes for sale make sure to use our tools in each listing to research the schools, demographics, crime rates and other helpful community information pertaining to North Augusta, Martinez, Grovetown, Waynesboro, Wrens, Hephzibah, and other nearby areas. Please note DoD Housing Network is not a government sponsored website.

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