FLOYD COUNTY, VA
Floyd County, VA residents are proud of the friendly and open-minded nature of the many artisans, farmers, and craftsmen in Floyd. Music and arts play a foundational role within the community, which is proven by the large crowds at the Floyd Country Store’s Friday Night Jamboree and the many festivals around the county. Atop the Blue Ridge Plateau, the County is rich with beautiful farms and forests, which inspire its residents and support an array of specialty businesses. Floyd County is also home to several manufacturing, research, and production facilities, a few of which are housed at the new, state-of-the-art Floyd Innovation Center.
SMALL BUSINESSES: 85.7%
HIGHEST ELEVATION: 3,971′
Town of Floyd
Downtown Floyd is home to the one stoplight in the county. This bustling district features community anchors such as The Floyd Country Store, the Blue Ridge Cafe, and a variety of restaurants, galleries, and shops.
County of Floyd
Other communities in Floyd County include Willis, Indian Valley, Check, and Copper Hill. The county’s rolling hills in the north open up to high peaks and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the south.
WHAT WE’RE KNOWN FOR
Connection to the Land
The Floyd County people love their land. Not only is it a means of sustainability, bringing life to farmers markets and allowing space for rolling farms, but it’s also a way to explore, adventure, and live. From stunning mountaintop views to vast river vistas, Floyd County has space to hike, bike, camp, fish, farm, and more.
Community of Entrepreneurs
The innovative culture in Floyd has sparked the creation of many specialty foods, beverages, natural products, and high-end décor and advanced materials. With a strong work ethic and independent spirit, entrepreneurs are building on design expertise and craftsmanship and making some of the finest products in the world.
Music, Arts, & Culture
Anywhere you go in Floyd, you’ll feel the unique vibes. From FloydFest to a Friday Night Jamboree, Floyd is full of music. Not to mention it’s also a community bursting with artisans and craftspeople who take pride in their creativity. Some have artistic hobbies, while others make a career of their design skillsets. (photo by Woody Crenshaw)
POINTS OF INTEREST
Floyd Country Store
This historic store, famous for Friday jamborees and delicious food, offers a unique experience.
This beautiful 3rd generation winery is a must-see. Bring your pup and peruse the grounds with a bottle of Our Dog Blue Riesling.
Blue Ridge Parkway
37 miles of the stunning Blue Ridge Parkway stretches through Floyd County.
This historic site is one of the most iconic stops along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
As the highest peak in Floyd County, Buffalo Mountain is one of the most popular hiking spots in the area.
Center for the Arts
The Floyd Center for the Arts’ aims to facilitate the arts. (photo by Colleen Redman)
Chantilly Farm has evolved into one of Southwest Virginia’s premiere venues for camping and special events.
Floyd County, VA has great education opportunities like STEM and project-based learning into every classroom and advanced Career and Technical Education. About 71% of Floyd County students continue their education beyond high school. Plus, Floyd County is a perennial powerhouse in sports, especially basketball, golf, and cross-country.
- Floyd County Public Schools
- Private Schools (regional)
- Colleges & Universities (regional)