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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

  • 12/01-A Magical Christmas Village and Marketplace with Santa's Cabin and Winter Biergarten
  • 12/01-Christmas Friends of the Library $5 Book Sale
  • 12/01-Village Ice Rink Open
  • 12/01-Toy Swap
  • 12/01-2023 Winter Lights Fest with Tree Lighting, Santa Claus and Holiday Parade
  • 12/01-Christmas In The Village with Live Music, Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides & Santa
  • 12/01-December First Friday Listening Room Concert with Georgia Randall
  • 12/01-First Fridays with Music from Justin Craig and Radford University Ceramics Guild
  • 12/01-2023 Festival of Nativities
  • 12/01-The Way of Tea: Quieting the mind through tea
  • 12/01-Lee Worley in Concert
  • 12/01-Celebration of Christmas
  • 12/01-Mike Conner in Concert
  • 12/01-2023 Floyd Community Tree Lighting
  • 12/01-Santa Claus Dinner Visit
  • 12/01-Jeff Levy in Concert
  • 12/01-2023 City of Radford Holiday Parade "Candyland"
  • 12/01-December Bluegrass & Old Time Jam Session
  • 12/01-Radford University Holiday Extravaganza 2023
  • 12/01-Friday Night at the Planetarium with Season of Light
  • 12/01-Muskrat Flats with Yardweedz in Concert
  • 12/01-Traditional Irish Musicians Brian Conway and Don Penzien in Concert
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