Floyd County is located on the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains and contains over 40 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Artists and photographers alike travel from all over to take in the beauty that Floyd offers. Floyd County, founded in 1831, is 381 square miles and has population of 15,000. Buffalo Mountain is the highest point In Floyd County, at 3971 feet.
The town of Floyd is home to world-famous live music, artists and craftsmen, wineries, and friendly people. Downtown Floyd’s main street includes several unique shopping opportunities. The Floyd County store is old-time general store with lots of locally made products, an old-fashioned candy counter, a small antique museum, a 1940 working jukebox, as well as home of the famed Friday Night Jamboree, with local and visiting musicians.
Floyd also hosts several fun events including the 16 hands art tour, and FloydFest, a five day celebration of music and art.
Floyd is also the home of Mabry Mill, the most photographed and recognizable structures in the United States, is an old gristmill and sawmill that has been transformed into a gathering place with picnic facilities, hiking and a wonderful restaurant on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Two fabulous wineries, Chateau Morrisette, and Villa Appalaccia also make their home in Floyd County. Villa Appalaccia Winery offers weekend tours and tastings. Chateau Morrisette is known for its specialty wines like Our Dog Blue and the Black Dog, as well as their tours and award winning restaurant. Both wineries feature special events year round.
If you are interested in living in this beautiful mountain region, we can help you with all your real estate needs in Floyd County.