MSA Population
Renowned Colleges and Universities
Great American
Main Street
Fastest Growing
City in Virginia*

Work and Life In Balance

Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for business owners seeking a balance between work and life.  As a college town, Harrisonburg enjoys all the arts and amenities of a big city combined with the ease, recreation and charm of a small city.  Harrisonburg continually receives national recognition, including:

Ranked #6 in America’s Favorite Towns
– Travel & Leisure, 2016

Named one of America’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns – National Geographic Society, 2015

Ranked #32 in the nation for Best Small Places for Business & Careers – Forbes, 2015

Named the Best Place to be a Millennial – Blue Ridge Outdoors, 2014

Ranked #2 safest metro area in the South – FBI Crime Stats, 2015

Named 1 of the 10 Most Exciting Places in Virginia – Movoto, 2015

Honored with the 2014 Great American Main Street Award – National Main Street Center, 2014

Harrisonburg Economic Development shared Gray Fox Design Works's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Finished installing cherry cabinets, shelves and a dental chair in the new dental exhibit at the Explore More Discovery Museum. What a fun place to check out with the kids! And a big thanks to Marcia ...

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Fun fact of the day: Between 2009 and 2013, 165 people moved from Anchorage, Alaska to Harrisonburg, Virginia. The fifth most inbound migration to Harrisonburg from any locality in the U.S. ... See MoreSee Less

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The site selection consultants got to enjoy two treasures of the Valley - the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail. #ValleyRoadTrip16 ... See MoreSee Less

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The Valley tour for the national site selection consultants continues. Wednesday evening, the group enjoyed a reception at the amazing CrossKeys Vineyards. #ValleyRoadTrip16 ... See MoreSee Less

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