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When a community fits, you feel it. The scenery inspires, the people connect, and the work feels easy. The benefits of living here surround you. People choose to live and work in Virginia’s New River Valley, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s simply “A Natural Fit”. Use the buttons below to find a job, calculate your cost of living, and explore our region.


No matter where you are in the New River Valley, you’ll always feel at home. The beautiful and safe outdoor landscape and local colleges and universities provide a family-friendly, academically-enriched environment for all ages. Residents are hospitable, kind, and open-minded; they chose to be here and actively support the region’s continued success. The area is full of artisans, craftsmen, and people who truly appreciate their contributions to the community.

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Community Calendar

  • 12/06-The Crooked Road Holiday Social
  • 12/06-Craft: Twig Ornaments
  • 12/06-Bluegrass and Dinner with Jesse Smathers & Friends
  • 12/06-Winter Lights Carnival
  • 12/06-Tree Lighting 2022
  • 12/06-Virginia Tech New Music + Technology Festival (Day 2)
  • 12/06-2022 Tree of Hope Lighting Ceremony
  • 12/06-Comedy Showcase
  • 12/06-Free Planetarium Show: "Season of Light"
  • 12/06-2022 Itraab Arabic Music Ensemble in Concert
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
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