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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

  • 01/28-Mid Winter's Big Weekend
  • 01/28-Meadowbrook Quilters Quilting Marathon
  • 01/28-Yoga On Tap with Blacksburg Yoga Collective
  • 01/28-Grand Reopening
  • 01/28-Bar Necklace Class
  • 01/28-Learn to Crochet a Hat: Workshop
  • 01/28-Girl Scout Troop 224 Cookies for Sale
  • 01/28-Family Movie Matinee: Turning Red
  • 01/28-Seph Custer in Concert
  • 01/28-Women's Basketball: USC Upstate vs. Radford University (PLAY4KAY Breast Cancer Awareness Day)
  • 01/28-Sappy Saturday
  • 01/28-Program: Veteran Benefits Information
  • 01/28-Taco and Potato Bar
  • 01/28-Craft Night Knitting Basics Class - Scrunchie
  • 01/28-2023 Lunar New Year Celebration
  • 01/28-Barbara Grace in Concert
  • 01/28-January Flashlight Tour
  • 01/28-Furious Jones in Concert
  • 01/28-Wayne Frye and Chris Burgoyne in Concert
  • 01/28-January's Beans and Banjos with Eight Point Star and Fort Vause
  • 01/28-New Year Temple Fair
  • 01/28-Men's Basketball: Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech (Coaches vs. Cancer Game)
  • 01/28-2023 Blue Jean Ball
  • 01/28-Jason Carter & Friends in Concert
  • 01/28-January Public Investigation
  • 01/28-Phlegar Hill in Concert
  • 01/28-Vicker Switch in Concert
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
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