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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

  • 12/17-Claytor Lake Holiday Lights
  • 12/17-Town of Pearisburg Christmas Light Trail
  • 12/17-DAK Lights 2021 Christmas Show Performance
  • 12/17-The Flying Doves in Concert
  • 12/17-Holiday Carolers Perform at 2021 Fashions for Evergreens on Display
  • 12/17-Brian Peters Jazz Trio in Concert
  • 12/17-Moon Hollow's Very Merry Christmas Show with Bob Chew
  • 12/17-Visit with Santa at Shelor Toyota
  • 12/17-Friday Night Jamboree with The Comptons and Alum Ridge Boys & Ashlee
  • 12/17-Lonesome Country Band in Concert
  • 12/17-Play: Simply Christmas
  • 12/17-Doby in Concert
Virginia’s New River Valley: A Natural Fit
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Recent News:

NRV Communities Win Grants to Expand Broadband Access

NRV Communities Win Grants to Expand Broadband Access

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New River Valley, VA – Broadband access is quickly expanding…
Radford Wins Grant for High School Students to Earn IT Degrees

Radford Wins Grant for High School Students to Earn IT Degrees

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Radford, VA – Radford City Schools recently was awarded a Career…
Blacksburg is the Best Place in VA for Working Families

Blacksburg is the Best Place in VA for Working Families

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Montgomery County, VA – Blacksburg is the best place in Virginia…
Recreation Economy Growing in Giles County

Recreation Economy Growing in Giles County

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Giles County, VA – The recreation economy is growing and expanding…
Floyd Venues and Restaurants Featured in NY Times Article

Floyd Venues and Restaurants Featured in NY Times Article

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Floyd County, VA – The New York Times Travel section recently…
NRV Cybersecurity Initiatives Featured in Virginia Economic Review

NRV Cybersecurity Initiatives Featured in Virginia Economic Review

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New River Valley, VA – Cybersecurity education initiatives…
GO Virginia Grant will Fund Talent Project in Floyd and Pulaski Counties

GO Virginia Grant will Fund Talent Project in Floyd and Pulaski Counties

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New River Valley, VA – The New River/Mount Rogers Workforce…
BT Bus Promoting the NRV Makes Its Premiere

BT Bus Promoting the NRV Makes Its Premiere

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New River Valley, VA – Check out the new NRV bus that is making…
43 NRV Destinations and Businesses Win Best of Virginia 2021 Awards

43 NRV Destinations and Businesses Win Best of Virginia 2021 Awards

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New River Valley, VA – Virginia Living magazine recently honored…
Blacksburg Featured on ESPN’s Ultimate College Football Road Trip

Blacksburg Featured on ESPN’s Ultimate College Football Road Trip

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Montgomery County, VA – Blacksburg is the first stop on ESPN’s…
Pete Dye River Course Ranked #10 Best Course You Can Play in VA

Pete Dye River Course Ranked #10 Best Course You Can Play in VA

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Pulaski County, VA – The Virginia Golf Ratings Panel has ranked…
NRV Tech Companies Make Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

NRV Tech Companies Make Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

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Montgomery County, VA – Two NRV tech companies made the Inc.…
Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

Calfee Park Wins Third Consecutive Best of the Ballparks Award

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Pulaski County, VA – Motor Mile Field at Calfee Park recently…
Carilion NRV Medical Center Excellence in Nursing

Carilion NRV Medical Center Awarded Excellence in Nursing Designation

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Photo courtesy of Carilion Clinic Montgomery County, VA –…
Riner VA Best Small Town to Live

Riner is VA’s Best Small Town to Live in for 2021

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Montgomery County, VA – Riner is Virginia’s best small town…
Blacksburg High School Among Top 100 STEM High Schools in U.S.

Blacksburg High School Among Top 100 STEM High Schools in U.S.

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Montgomery County, VA – U.S. News & World Report ranked Blacksburg…
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