Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


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Living & Working Here

A perfect location for you to thrive

Living and Working HereEasy access to a variety of entertaining and unforgettable recreational venues such as the Blue Ridge Mountains, a dozen wineries, and Smith Mountain Lake, combined with low taxes, excellent schools, and a welcoming environment, all make Bedford County a perfect location for your company and family to thrive.

Designated Virginia Technology and Enterprise Zones, along with plenty of build-to-suit sites and a highly skilled workforce are available for a diverse range of industries including Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, Research, Agriculture and Food to name a few.

Where else could you look up from almost any outdoor location to see the magnificent Peaks of Otter along the Blue Ridge Parkway? Where else could you get such a large home and lot for the prices and low taxes you will find in Bedford County?

Contact us at 540-587-5670 or click on the links to the right to learn more about the opportunities and programs designed to help businesses succeed in Bedford.


Working here

Working in Bedford County

Looking for a new job? Want to change careers? The Virginia Workforce Network can connect you to regional resources to help you find a job or help you identify the education you need to improve your career.

What's it like to work in Bedford?