Regional Information

  • Area - 511 square miles

    Air Transportation - 1 local and 1 regional airport

    Highways - 6

    Railroads - CSX and Norfolk Southern

    115 miles from Richmond

    200 miles from Norfolk and Washington, DC

  • Population - 54,000

    Male 48.8% - Female 51.2%

    Median Age - 40

    College Graduates - 14.6%

    Median Family Income - $57,558

    Workforce - 28,000

Featured Events

  • The Small Business Development Center, an entitiy of Central Virginia Community College, is holding a Business Basics Class to help potential business owners learn what it takes to open a small business. 

    February 18th - CVCC Amherst Center- 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    February 19th - CVCC Bedford Campus - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    March 11th - CVCC Lynchburg Campus - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    March 18th - CVCC Altavista Center - 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    March 25th - CVCC Amherst Campus - 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    April 7th - CVCC Appomattox Center - 4:00pm - 6:30pm 

    For more details, a copy of the flyer can be found here.

  • Avoca Museum's Town Appreciation Day
    Free Museum Admission from 12:30-3:30

    To visit Avoca's website, click here.

  • Red Hill's Easter Egg Hunt

    The Patrick Henry National Memorial invites you and your children to join them on the beautiful grounds of Patrick Henry's Red Hill to participate in the annual Easter egg hunt. This event is for the entire community. Children ages 0-12 years can search for eggs and collect lots of goodies. Bring your camera so you can take pictures. The Easter story will be told every 30 minutes by members of local church members and volunteers. There will be costumed docents outside of the Henry home to provide information about the plantation buildings. This year there are stations for the different age groups to create and make your own Easter Bunny Ears! This event is free of charge and is sponsored by Red Hill and Brookneal Baptist Church. For more information please call us at 434-376-2044.

    To visit Red Hill's website, click here.

  • Liberty University Snoflex Games

    25th - Qualifiers
    26th - Rail Jam and Big Air finals

    The Snowflex Series is a group of competitions held throughout each academic year. Each competition has a different format and result in different types of prizes. Riders will earn points for competing at each event, and the rider with the most points at the end of the series will be crowned the winner. The winner of the Snowflex Series will win a cash prize and bragging rights for the whole year. For more information please follow us on FACEBOOK  @

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