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MSA Population
Renowned Colleges and Universities
Great American
Main Street
Fastest Growing
Metro Area 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

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February 22 Caffeinate/Innovate

February 22, 2017, 7:30am - February 22, 2017, 9:00am

A coffee-fueled gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators and idea-generators at any stage. 7:30-8:00 Networking + Free Coffee/Espresso catered by Nomad Mobile Coffee. 8:00-8:30 Early-stage company pit...

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Looking for somewhere new to eat this weekend? Magnolia's Tacos and Tequila Bar is now open! They are located downtown at 14 E. Water Street - behind Billy Jack's. Congratulations on your opening Magnolia's. We're thrilled that you chose Harrisonburg! ... See MoreSee Less

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