About Blacksburg

Here's a little bit about our town of Blacksburg, Virginia. Maybe you'd like to visit or even move here? We know a good church!

Blacksburg has repeatedly been honored as one of the best places to live and work. Here are a few recent glowing reviews of our fair town.

    • Forbes Magazine: #10 in the 100 "Best Small Place For Business And Careers"

    • Money Magazine: #43 in the "100 Best Places To Live And Launch [a Business]"

    • Men's Journal: #8 in the "50 Best Places To Live In the United States"

    • Outside Magazine: Among the "Top Ten Dream Towns"

    • US News & World Report: "Best Places to Retire"

    • Mountain Homes Magazine: "Top 23 Mountain Towns"

    • Cities Ranked and Rated: #8 "Best Emerging Metropolitan Area"

    • Retirement Places Rated: Ranked 20th in the U.S., 1st in Virginia

    • Sperling's BestPlaces 2006: #3 "Most Secure Towns To Live In, In The U.S."

    • 50 Best Small Southern Towns: Among the 50 best towns in the South.

    • Expansion Management Magazine: 5-Star "Knowledge Worker" and "Quality of Life"