Martinez is a suburb of Augusta that is centrally located to shopping, local hospitals, and more. A favorite area of locals because of the mature trees in the established neighborhoods as well as its proximity to Washington Rd which runs from Downtown Augusta to Evans. Home values here are very stable and often very affordable in comparison to the newer suburbs of Augusta. Martinez is split between Richmond and Columbia counties. Martinez has seen growth in recent years and that is evident by the new businesses and schools that are flocking to the area.