Communities in Virginia’s New River Valley
Floyd County sits high up on a plateau in the mountains, distinguishing it both physically and culturally from neighboring counties. Residents pride themselves on the friendly and open-minded nature of the many artisans, farmers, and craftsmen who call Floyd home.
Giles County has a history rooted deeply in traditional manufacturing, but it’s the majestic mountains and the New River that closely tied the residents’ to home. The County consists of five distinct communities: Rich Creek, Pembroke, Narrows, Glen Lyn and Pearisburg.
Montgomery County contains the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. The county benefits from the energy of young professionals, cutting-edge technology companies, bustling students, and the abundance of resources offered through Virginia Tech, which is the area’s largest employer.
Centrally located in the heart of the New River Valley, Pulaski County is one of its fastest growing economic centers, with outdoor amenities. A number of international businesses have invested in the county, such as Volvo and GALA North America Inc.
CITY OF RADFORD
The City of Radford is a small independent city that has a symbiotic relationship with Radford University and its students. The city is home to 200 acres of riverfront and four parks: Bisset, Sunset, Wildwood, and Riverview.