Historically rural Montgomery County, of which Blacksburg is a vital part, is steeped in Southwest Virginia’s lively cultural heritage.
Several regional organizations preserve and promote the area’s deep-seated way of life, and two official “trails” guide the exploration of the Appalachian region’s rich customs and traditions, which continue to flourish into the 21st century.
Did You Know?
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area is the No. 1 best-performing small metro in Virginia. The ranking is based on the 2014 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index.