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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

  • 09/27-"A MoodSwing Reunion": Redman • Mehldau • McBride • Blade
  • 09/27-Program: Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • 09/27-Men's Soccer: East Tennessee State vs. Radford University
  • 09/27-Pre-Performance Talk: MoodSwing, Then and Now
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
NRV Outdoors: Find Your Escape

Recent News:

Virginia Tech Among 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America

VT Ranks Highly in U.S. News & World Report Top Colleges Rankings

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Montgomery County Earns Top 10 Ranking for Best School Districts in VA

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Financial Agreement Reached in NRV Passenger Rail Expansion

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Montgomery County, VA – A press release by the Virginia Passenger…
Radford University Earns 2022-2023 College of Distinction Designation

Radford University Earns 2022-2023 College of Distinction Designation

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Radford, VA – Radford University has earned a 2022-2023 College…
FloydFest Featured in 2022 Blue Ridge Festival Guide

FloydFest Featured in 2022 Blue Ridge Festival Guide

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VT Explores the Relationship Between Quantum Networks & Cybersecurity

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New River Valley, VA – An article published by Virginia Tech…
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Virginia Tech Simulates 5G Smart Grid Technology

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Montgomery County, VA – The Augusta Free Press recently published…
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World's Largest 3D Printing Project Finds a Home in Pulaski County

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Pulaski County, VA – 3D Printing Industry.com recently published…
RU Ranked #33 Southern Regional University by U.S. News & World Report

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Radford, VA – Radford University recently issued a press release…

MELD Manufacturing Receives Award at 2022 AMUG Conference

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CHRISTIANSBURG, VA – MELD Manufacturing was presented with…
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