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About Washington County

Washington County is located in Southwest Virginia and is considered to be a part of the “Tri-cities.” Its’ most notable cities include Abingdon, Damascus, Glade Spring and Saltville. In 1999, Abingdon, Virginia was awarded as being recognized as an “All-American” City. The historical Emory and Henry College is located in Washington County. Other historical sites of interest include: The Barter Theater, Martha Washington Inn, and White’s Mill. Washington County also has many tourists attractions such as the Arts Depot, the Virginia Creeper Trail, the Salt Trail, the ‘Round the Mountain Artisan’s Depot, and the Crooked Road Artisan’s network. Visitors can also take advantage of the local events such as the Washington County Fair, Virginia Highlands Festival, and Trail Days.


Washington County 

Washington County Census

Properties for New Businesses

Washington County Chamber of Commerce
One Government Center Place, Suite D
Abingdon, VA 24210
Email: chamber@bvu.net
Phone: (276) 628-8141

Washington County Industrial Development Authority
County Administration Building
1 Government Center Place, Suite D
Abingdon Virginia, 24210
Phone: (276) 628-8141
Fax: (276) 628-3984
Email: ida@washcova.com

Washington County Historical Society



Glade Spring


All Washington County Resources

‘Round the Mountain

190 Space Lab

Accelerating Appalachia

Appalachian Spring

Business Guides & Reports

Business One Stop

Business Plan Resources and Templates

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Friends of Southwest Virginia

GENEDGE: Emerging Business Program

Hatch Business Accelerator

Human Resources


Marketing Plan

My Southwest Virginia

Outdoor Rec Business Guide

People Incorporated



Small Business & Supplier Diversity

Small Business Development Center


The Crooked Road

Upcoming Events

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