Blacksburg is nestled in the heart of the New River Valley, surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. (Photo Courtesy of Virginia Tech.)


General Information & Tools

Blacksburg No. 48 Among‘s 100 Best Places to Live
Cost of Living Calculator | Find out what’s going on in Southwest Virginia
Volunteer Opportunities in the New River Valley
Montgomery County, VA Regional Tourism Office


Appalachian Trail
Blacksburg Farmer’s Market
Blacksburg SportsClub
Town of Blacksburg Department of Parks & Recreation
Blue Ridge Parkway
Claytor Lake
Downtown Blacksburg
The Historic Lyric Theatre
Montgomery County Department of Parks & Recreation
Recreation in the New River Valley
The Salem Avalanche Minor League Baseball Team

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Leisure Guide for the Roanoke and New River Valleys

Local Media

New River Valley Current (Roanoke Times)
New River Valley Magazine
NRV Today
WDBJ, Channel 7 – Local CBS Affiliate
WSLS, Channel 10 – Local NBC Affiliate

Local Governments

City of Radford
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Town of Blacksburg
Town of Christiansburg

Local Schools & Colleges

Hollins University
New River Valley Community College
Radford University
Roanoke College
Virginia Tech
Virginia Western Community College
Montgomery County School System