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About City of Bristol

Bristol is an independent city located in Virginia. The city is actually divided between the state of Virginia and Tennessee which only begins to describe its unique offerings. Bristol was recognized as the “Birthplace of Country Music” by the US Congress in 1998. It has many attractions to offer visitors including the notable Bristol Motor Speedway, Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Breweries and nightlife, shopping venues and much more. Visitors seeking outdoor recreation can take part in visiting Bristol’s caverns, golf, parks, trails and South Holston Lake.


City of Bristol

Believe in Bristol Entrepreneur Program 

Believe in Bristol Real Estate

Bristol Census

Properties for New Businesses


Bristol Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 519
Bristol, VA 24203-0519,
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone: 423.989.4850

Believe in Bristol
6 Sixth St., Ste. 351
Bristol, TN 37620
Christina Blevins, Executive Director

Community Development & Planning
300 Lee St.
Bristol, VA 24201
Ph: (276) 645-7470
Fx: (276) 821-6099

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Accelerating Appalachia

Appalachian Spring

Business Plan Resources and Templates

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Hatch Business Accelerator

Human Resources


Marketing Plan



Small Business & Supplier Diversity

Small Business Development Center



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