Come discover our small town charm and authenticity whether it is a day trip, long weekend, or you are planning to relocate.

Welcome to Alleghany County, a destination for those seeking breathtaking scenery for outdoor enjoyment and recreation, highlighted by parks, rivers and trails. The Blue Ridge Parkway, a historic national park, began in Alleghany County - the “Heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway”. Our county is rich in natural beauty, with the Parkway and the New River and miles of unspoiled rural landscapes lush with farms and forests. Alleghany offers a creative culture that supports the arts, music and theater with music venues, heritage and art festivals, fiddlers’ convention, winery, brewery, studio tours, annual road market, music festivals, and much more. It's also a mecca for innovative, talented people pursuing careers with entrepreneurial drive and innovative thinking. Alleghany County was featured in Forbes online and was listed as a top ten location in the nation for least expensive digital entrepreneur opportunities. This is due to our “Smart Town” gigabit state of the art fiber optics. You can get away from the hustle and bustle, enjoy the mountains but still be connect to the World Wide Web.

Chamber Staff

Larry VanHoose

Executive Director

Stephanie Simmons

Office Manager

Beth Phillips

Visitors Center Coordinator

Board of Directors

Bryan Edwards, Board Chair

Mindy Hall, Vice Chair

John Kilmartin, Past Chair

Coby Larue, Treasurer

John Evans, Secretary

Zach Barricklow

Wanda Beck

Michelle Luffman (County Rep)

Chris Johnson

Brett Liverman

Brent Keith

Susan Miles

Bill Osborne

Garrison Wagoner

George White

The mission of the Alleghany County Chamber of Commerce is to improve the quality of life in the county by promoting development, tourism, education, community infrastructure, government relations and services for our membership.

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