Living in Lynchburg

The Lynchburg Region is home to outstanding schools, nationally renowned health care services, a mild climate, and a host of recreational and cultural opportunities. All of these advantages come at an affordable cost – food, housing, and health care costs in the region are below the national average and among the lowest in Virginia.

As a cultural center, the Lynchburg Region offers art galleries, theater, dance, concerts, symphony, lectures, and museums. History buffs can enjoy visiting the National D-Day Memorial, numerous Civil War attractions at the Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park, as well as Thomas Jefferson’s 18th-century summer retreat in Bedford County.

The region’s location on the eastern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains with close proximity to the Peaks of Otter, historic James River, and the expansive, 23,400-acre Smith Mountain Lake allows residents to take advantage of numerous outdoor recreational pursuits. With a beautiful setting, close proximity to major cities, diverse housing options, safe communities, a low cost of living, and abundant quality of life, the Lynchburg Region is an ideal place to live and work.