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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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