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WHY LIVE IN THE NRV?

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.

INTENTIONAL SMALL TOWN LIVING

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.

Live Here in Virginia's New River Valley

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Community Calendar

  • 09/25-2021 Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival Kickoff Weekend
  • 09/25-Virginia Tech vs. Richomond Tailgate Party
  • 09/25-1st Annual Greatest of All Time Sheep and Goat Festival
  • 09/25-2021 Shoreline Clean-Up
  • 09/25-Fincastle Colonial Militia Encampment
  • 09/25-Craft & Vendor Fair
  • 09/25-Live Music Saturdays with David Cannaday
  • 09/25-2021 Fall Festival and Customer Appreciation Day
  • 09/25-Tour de Wolf Creek Bike Ride
  • 09/25-College Football: Richmond vs. Virginia Tech
  • 09/25-2021 Narrows Fall Festival
  • 09/25-Saturday Sounds with Common Thread
  • 09/25-2021 Pilot Fall Music Festival & Centennial Celebration
  • 09/25-La Sopa: The Takeover
  • 09/25-The Flying Doves in Concert
  • 09/25-Ryan Greer in Concert
  • 09/25-September Beans and Banjos with American Roots
  • 09/25-Clover Hollow in Concert
  • 09/25-Old Time Dance with Five Mile Mountain Road
  • 09/25-Live Concert with Virginia Electric
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
NRV Outdoors: Find Your Escape

Recent News:

43 NRV Destinations and Businesses Win Best of Virginia 2021 Awards

43 NRV Destinations and Businesses Win Best of Virginia 2021 Awards

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New River Valley, VA – Virginia Living magazine recently honored…
Blacksburg Featured on ESPN’s Ultimate College Football Road Trip

Blacksburg Featured on ESPN’s Ultimate College Football Road Trip

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Montgomery County, VA – Blacksburg is the first stop on ESPN’s…
Pete Dye River Course Ranked #10 Best Course You Can Play in VA

Pete Dye River Course Ranked #10 Best Course You Can Play in VA

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Pulaski County, VA – The Virginia Golf Ratings Panel has ranked…
NRV Tech Companies Make Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

NRV Tech Companies Make Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

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Montgomery County, VA – Two NRV tech companies made the Inc.…
Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

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Pulaski County, VA – Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park recently…
Carilion NRV Medical Center Excellence in Nursing

Carilion NRV Medical Center Awarded Excellence in Nursing Designation

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Photo courtesy of Carilion Clinic Montgomery County, VA –…
Riner VA Best Small Town to Live

Riner is VA’s Best Small Town to Live in for 2021

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Montgomery County, VA – Riner is Virginia’s best small town…
Blacksburg High School Among Top 100 STEM High Schools in U.S.

Blacksburg High School Among Top 100 STEM High Schools in U.S.

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Montgomery County, VA – U.S. News & World Report ranked Blacksburg…
Pulaski County Featured in Business View Magazine

Pulaski County Featured in Business View Magazine

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Pulaski County, VA – Pulaski County was recently featured in…
Pearisburg Named One of Virginia’s Picturesque Mountain Towns

Pearisburg Named One of Virginia’s Picturesque Mountain Towns

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Giles County, VA – Pearisburg was named one of Virginia’s…
VT and Radford Among Best Value Colleges in Virginia

VT and Radford Among Best Value Colleges in Virginia

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New River Valley, VA – Virginia Tech and Radford University…
NRV Disc Golf Courses

Play a Round at These NRV Disc Golf Courses

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New River Valley, VA – One of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors…
Red Sun Farms #7 Fresh Produce Greenhouse Grower in U.S.

Red Sun Farms #7 Fresh Produce Greenhouse Grower in U.S.

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Pulaski County, VA - Red Sun Farms was recently ranked the #7…
Mountain Lake Among Top Sustainable Destinations in Virginia

Mountain Lake Among Top Sustainable Destinations in Virginia

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Giles County, VA – Mountain Lake was recently featured as one…
NRV Community Building Projects Win ARC Funding

NRV Community Building Projects Win ARC Funding

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New River Valley, VA – Community building projects in Pulaski…
Wing Makes National News

Wing Makes National News for Innovative Deliveries

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Photo courtesy of Wing Montgomery County, VA – Want Girl…
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