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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

  • 10/22-2021 Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival
  • 10/22-Tailgate Party
  • 10/22-Live Music Friday featuring Kat Mills
  • 10/22-Collegiate Women's Volleyball: Florida State vs. Virginia Tech
  • 10/22-Fritz Schindler Group in Concert
  • 10/22-October's Buddy Check 22 - Social Event for Veteran Suicide Prevention
  • 10/22-Dinner & Music with Lauren Farrar
  • 10/22-Shade Tree Mechanics in Concert
  • 10/22-Friday Night Jamboree with The New Macedon Rangers and Epperly Mill Singers (inside)
  • 10/22-Old Time Music Jam Hosted by Mac Traynam with Andy, Rusty, and Jason Dilg
  • 10/22-Haunted House: Unhinged
  • 10/22-Musical: The Last Five Years
  • 10/22-Rocktoberfest 2021
  • 10/22-Haunted Experience: 2021 Hexed Haunted Attraction
  • 10/22-Friday Beginner Workshop featuring Waltz and Bachata
  • 10/22-Jim Korb in Concert
  • 10/22-Play: Recent Tragic Events
  • 10/22-The Rocky Horror Picture Show with Audience Participation
  • 10/22-Live Concert with Surrender Dorothy
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
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Floyd Venues and Restaurants Featured in NY Times Article

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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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Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

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Carilion NRV Medical Center Excellence in Nursing

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

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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

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