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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

  • 05/19-$0.50 Pinball Thursday
  • 05/19-Thursday Book Club with "Once There Were Wolves"
  • 05/19-Program: Sugar Smarts
  • 05/19-Christiansburg Farmers Market Opening Day 2022 with Flannel Jukebox Performing
  • 05/19-College Baseball: Duke vs. Virginia Tech
  • 05/19-Craft: Make Wildflower Seed Bombs
  • 05/19-May Photo Club Meeting: Black & White Photography with Charles Lynch
  • 05/19-Renate Kehlenbeck in Concert
  • 05/19-The Fork Mountain Ramblers in Concert
  • 05/19-Drew Dodson in Concert
  • 05/19-Music in the Mountains 2022 Concert Series with Chico & Willie
  • 05/19-General Trivia Night
  • 05/19-Tap Take Over with Three Notched Brewery
  • 05/19-Play: Matilda Jr.
  • 05/19-A Pan-American Journey! A Program of Classical Music of the Americas
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
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