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Living & Working Here

A perfect location for you to thrive

Living and Working HereHere in Bedford County, we have easy access to a variety of entertaining and unforgettable recreational and historical venues. Destinations including the Blue Ridge Mountains, wineries and breweries, bike trails, the National D-Day Memorial and Smith Mountain Lake make it the perfect place for families to enjoy. Our low taxes, excellent schools, and a welcoming environment, makes Bedford County a perfect location for your company and employees to thrive.

The County has designated Technology and Enterprise Zones, as well as plenty of build-to-suit sites. Our highly skilled workforce is available for a diverse range of industries. Some of our largest industries are advanced manufacturing, engineering, research, agriculture and food.

Where else could you look up from almost any outdoor location to see the magnificent  Peaks of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Where else could you get such a large home and land for the price and low taxes? The amenities, views, and low cost of living make raising a family and working here an easy choice.

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