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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

  • 07/03-2022 Boisterous Blue Sour Saison Release with Live Music from John Hildreth
  • 07/03-July Monthly Makers' Market
  • 07/03-2022 Lavender Festival
  • 07/03-Music Jam and Car Cruise-In
  • 07/03-Scaggs & Surface in Concert
  • 07/03-Sunday Funday: Jim Crandall in Concert
  • 07/03-Music on The Courtyard Concert Series with Stanley Standard
  • 07/03-July Cruisin' Night
  • 07/03-Victor Lawson & Boogie Chillen in Concert
  • 07/03-Sunday Funday: Mist on the Mountain in Concert
  • 07/03-MLB / USA Baseball: Princeton WhistlePigs vs. Pulaski River Turtles (Fireworks)
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
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Pulaski County High School CTE Welding Program Shines Bright

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New River Valley Ranks #3 for Tech Jobs Growth in the U.S.

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Passenger Rail Station Proposed for Former NRV Mall Site in Christiansburg

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