Renowned Colleges and Universities
College Graduates Annually
Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
Lowest Cost of Business in Forbes Best Small Cities for Business

Located directly on the Interstate-81 corridor in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for business owners seeking to successfully balance work and life.  As a university 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 #1 in 50 Most Popular Mid-Size Cities People Are Moving To – moveBuddha.com, 2018

Ranked #2 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business – Forbes, 2019

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

Named one of America’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns – National Geographic Society, 2017

Ranked #1 in the Top Cities for Starting a Business in the U.S. PennyGeeks.com, 2018

Named one of the 25 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. – Forbes, 2017

Ranked #7 out of 325 metro areas in Best Places for Millennials to Move
 Reviews.org, 2019

Selected as 1 of 4 in Best Towns To Visit in 2021 – Film Daily, 2021

A beautiful holiday weekend ahead to grab a coffee, do some shopping and enjoy a nice meal! Don't send your money to online e-commerce corporations, keep it in Harrisonburg and support your friends and neighbors! ... See MoreSee Less
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Small Business Saturday is coming! Support your Harrisonburg businesses and find great unique gifts! ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't miss the first glimpse and presentation of the Downtown 2040 plan! This Friday at Turner Pavilion. ... See MoreSee Less
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**New Restaurant Alert**The grand opening of Village Juice is today! We are thrilled to have you in Harrisonburg. It looks delicious! ... See MoreSee Less
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Harrisonburg is now an FBS football town! Thanks for the invite Sun Belt Conference. ... See MoreSee Less
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Retail and restaurant businesses, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce wants to promote your business this holiday season! See details below and contact the Chamber today to participate! ... See MoreSee Less
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