Montgomery County

Montgomery County, which contains Blacksburg and Christiansburg, is a more metropolitan area of the New River Valley. The county benefits from the energy of young professionals, cutting-edge technology companies, bustling students, and the abundance of resources offered through Virginia Tech, which is the area’s largest employer. The New River Community College’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) campus is located in Christiansburg, adding to the culture of outstanding education in the area. Blacksburg’s retail environment offers a wide variety of boutique experiences, while Christiansburg offers the convenience of big box luxuries. Montgomery offers the benefits of a small urban community with easy access to outdoor recreation that provides unmatched beauty to any mountain lover.

What Makes Montgomery County Special

Hokie Football

Welcome to Hokie Nation. There truly is nothing like a college town, especially on game day. The Hokie tailgate tradition is a classic in the New River Valley and has participants from every age. Grab your family and friends and get ready to spend the whole day cheering for a VT win.

Christiansburg Aquatic Center

Head over to the Christiansburg Aquatic Center for fun at any age. With swim lessons, lap pools, a skate park, cardio room, and more, you’re sure to find plenty of entertainment and exercise at this state-of-the-art aquatic center. Don’t forget to take a picture with the LOVE sign before you go.

Huckleberry Trail

With 4 trailheads and innumerable access points, this old railway train path turned nature trail and walking path spans 7.5 miles and connects Blacksburg and Christiansburg for walkers, runners, and bikers. Both fun and functional, this historic trail is a favorite asset to residents of Montgomery County.

Things to Do

Festivals

  1. Fork & Cork
  2. Blacksburg Brew Do 
  3. Summer Solstice 
  4. Steppin’ Out

Stay Active

  1. Huckleberry Trail 
  2. Christiansburg Aquatic Center
  3. McCoy Park
  4. New River Junction Tubing & Camping 
  5. Pandapas Pond 

Food & Drink

  1. Rising Silo Brewery 
  2. White Barrell Winery 
  3. Beliveau Winery & Estate 
  4. The Farmhouse 
  5. Due South BBQ 
  6. Mockingbird Café and Bakery 
  7. Gillie’s 

Shopping

  1. NRV Mall 
  2. Spradlin Farms Shopping Center 
  3. The Orange Bandana 
  4. 310 Rosemont 
  5. T.R. Collection 
  6. First & Main 

Move Here

Housing

Whatever style of housing you’re looking for, the New River Valley has what you need. Download the Nest Realty mid-year report for a market analysis of your new neighborhood.

Education

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