You will know you are home when you consider “being happy” an everyday thing.
There’s no better time to be in the Lynchburg, Virginia, Region. That’s right, we said it—LYNCHBURG! Move over NYC, move over Silicon Valley, the Lynchburg Region is the place to be. We are a metro full of collaboration and creativity. With a sweet spot for balanced living, there is life after work with time and money to enjoy it. You really can have-it-all.
Maybe that’s why Lynchburg was just ranked in the top 10 of Gallup and Healthways State of American Well-Being report, which highlights important trends in health and well-being within communities across the nation.
Surrounded by mountains, our vibrant region includes the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell to the Towns of Altavista, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Brookneal, and the City of Lynchburg. Defined as a mid-size metro fighting above its weight class, we have a remarkable business culture working collaboratively to retain and create jobs, enhance our tax base, and improve the quality of life in all of our Region’s communities. An entrepreneur ecosystem is propelling innovative ideas to extraordinary results. It’s safe to say that public-private partnerships are one of the keys to the Lynchburg Regional success. Those partnerships have successfully marshaled the necessary resources to bring new investment to the Region over the past several years.
Virginia’s rich history and culture and Lynchburg’s contribution to it are often taken for granted. The atmosphere is inviting and the community is keen to helping people reach their next goal. Those that live here recognize there’s a certain charm to the Hill City that is found throughout the local arts scene, the booming restaurants industry, relaxed pace and active outdoor culture. It has become a hub that is curating greatness.
You don’t have to leave the Region to get back to nature. This vibrant Lynchburg Region has a playround that includes the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, the James River and numerous lakes, parks and trails. Getting around the Region is a breeze and numerous activities entice you toward getting outside. You don’t have to go far to embrace you rustic style and take a walk in the woods.
You curious? Why not explore more! More than 250,000 people already call the Lynchburg Region home—learn why you should too!