PULASKI COUNTY, VA
Centrally located in the heart of the New River Valley, Pulaski has direct access to I-81, is just 10 miles from I-77 and 10 hours from half of the U.S. population, and an international airport. New River Community College provides quality and affordable education for residents. Outdoor amenities like the two most-visited state parks in Virginia provide constant healthy entertainment. Not to mention, Pulaski County, VA is also home to a number of international businesses, such as the largest Volvo Trucks assembly plant in the U.S. and GALA North America Inc., an industry leading automated production facility.
2 MOST VISITED STATE PARKS IN VA
CLAYTOR LAKE: 4,500 ACRES
Draper is the cozy village home to the Draper Mercantile and Blue Door Cafe.
Town of Dublin
Dublin is home to NRCC and the SW Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery.
Fairlawn is a beautiful village on the New River that’s home to the Pete Dye River Course, shopping, and more.
Town of Pulaski
Pulaski’s historic downtown adds to it’s modern amenities.
Pulaski County Is… mountain mornings, southern hospitality, and more. It’s also home to Allisonia, Belspring, Hiwassee, Snowville, and more.
WHAT WE’RE KNOWN FOR
You can usually find game nights at Calfee Park packed to the brim with loyal NRV residents cheering on the Pulaski Yankees, a Rookie Advanced team in the Appalachian League under the New York Yankees. The Yankees are a source of pride for Pulaski and it’s impossible not to have fun at Calfee Park.
Pulaski County is home to a number of international companies thanks to a welcoming community and skilled workforce. The largest Volvo Trucks facility in the world is located in Pulaski County as well as other international companies such as Koinonia Foams (Brazil), Phoenix Packaging (Colombia), Red Sun Farms (Mexico), and GALA North America Inc. (Germany).
Pulaski County is home to the two most-visited state parks in Virginia. Claytor Lake (Claytor Lake State Park) is a 4,500-acre lake ideal for swimming, camping, boating and more. The New River Trail State Park travels 57 miles on abandoned railway beds running next to New River.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The historic theater in downtown Pulaski hosts not only new movies, but also national tours.
Randolph is home to a wildlife, sports fields, and more, while Gatewood Reservoir boasts serene emerald water.
JBR Vineyards, New River Vineyard, Iron Heart Winery, and River Company Brewery are in Pulaski County.
Al’s on First
Al’s boasts an excellent culinary experience and a laid-back atmosphere with high-end amenities.
Pete Dye River Course
This course is just one of the courses in the county and home to the VT and RU teams.
The Ratcliffe Transportation Museum and Regional Wilderness Road Museum are hot spots in the county.
Pulaski County, VA has great education opportunities locally and regionally. The presence of major universities elevates the level of appreciation for education that permeates throughout the region. Pulaski County is also home to the Southwest Virginia Governor’s School and a Governor’s STEM Academy.
- Pulaski County Public Schools
- Private Schools (regional)
- Colleges & Universities (regional)