Carroll County

Population and Jobs

Carroll County is a jewel of Southwestern Virginia, and is home to some of the greatest parts of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s no surprise why nearly 30,000 people call this place home. With reasonable real estate prices, as well as a growing median household income and employment rate, this is a smart choice for your next home. Whether you are looking to relocate, purchase your vacation getaway, or get ready for your retirement home, this area has it all. Jobs are largely centered around manufacturing, but health care and retail mean there are lots of opportunities. 



People come from all over the world to travel the scene Blue Ridge Parkway and enjoy the small towns in Carroll County. Right next to Carroll County in Galax you’ll find the famous annual Old Fiddler’s Convention, which hosts some of the most remarkable Bluegrass music in the world. Outdoor adventures like biking, hunting, canoeing are readily available. The Independent city of Galax right next door offers a thriving downtown with antique shops, book shops, restaurants, and more. The historic town of Hillsville is located in Carroll county. This charming, friendly community nestled in the mountains is steeped in history with a two block area of downtown designated as a state and national historic district. Stay for the annual Memorial Day and Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show, the largest on the east coast. 


Real Estate

The real estate market here showcases some very reasonable property values that are desirable while simultaneously affordable. There a large variety of options, ranging from starter homes to forever homes. You can also find land on which to build your dream home. 

If you are looking for real estate in or around Carroll County, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties can help you find the home or land you have been dreaming of. Give us a call at (276) 228-8882 or click here to message us directly.

Carroll County consists of the following towns and communities:

Carroll County Homes For Sale By Price Range

Carroll county homes $100,000 to $200,000Carroll county homes $200,000 to $300,000Carroll county homes $300,000 to $500,000carroll county homes $500,000 and up

Featured Properties


121 Mathews Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,260 SqFt 0.270 Acres

This home is the Perfect size for any Family, Whether yours is Just Beginning to Grow, or Looking to Downsize. There are Currently 3BRs and 2 Baths.  If you are Looking for more Space, there is a full, unfinished basement with a bathroom already in place. With Nearly an Acre and a Half of Totally Useable Outdoor Space, this Doesn't Seem like a lot of Property--Until you Start Mowing it!  The Outside is Beautifully Landscaped with Colorful Blooms all Around the house. There is Plenty of Garden Space, or room for a Horse, if you like. There is also a Very Unique Tree, Called an Arbor Vita, at the side of the Yard. A  Storage Shed will also Convey, along with most  Appliances, and the Pellet Stove in the Basement. Sellers say there are Hardwood floors under the Carpet.  Several Updates Include Newer Anderson Windows and Doors, New Heat Pump, and a 30x25 Metal Building.   Note: HOUSE BEING SOLD AS-IS   NO owner financing and CASH or Conventional Loans only. $139,900 Active

3409 Floyd Pike Hillsville, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,572 SqFt 1.320 Acres

Good price for this 2 Bedroom 1 Bath home.  Great rental or starter. $23,900 Active

617 River Hill Rd. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 720 SqFt 0.385 Acres

Nice and private 4 bedroom 2 bath home situated on 5 acres with a creek! Spacious home with new heat pump in 2019, metal roof, laminate and carpet flooring, kitchen appliances included! Acreage is perfect to have a few horses. Located within 1/2 mile of a stocked trout stream and Crooked Creek wildlife Management area! $109,900 U

943 Heritage Rd Woodlawn, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,620 SqFt 5 Acres

Immaculate home on 5.5 Acres in Fancy Gap! This home has it all! 1785 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, Living Room with new carpet, Large tiled sun room with gas log fireplace, Kitchen with breakfast nook, Dining Room with hardwood flooring and another gas log fireplace, Master bedroom with half bath and new carpet, 2 other bedrooms and bath. Laundry is on the main level. New paint. Double car carport. Full basement partially finished with a oil monitor, wood stove, 2 sinks, shower and refrigerator. Basement could be easily finished. Land features: Fenced pasture land, stream, outbuilding with lean to. An added bonus is a one of a kind Log cabin with wood burning fireplace, one room and loft. This is a beautiful piece of property. Paved drive and Heat pump. Riding lawn mower also conveys. Located less than 1 mile to the Blue Ridge Parkway and I-77. Some of the furniture will convey with the home. $224,500 U

6401 Fancy Gap Hwy Fancy Gap, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,785 SqFt 5.500 Acres

Perfect starter home! This 3 bedroom, 1 bath home sits right outside Galax city limits and is also close to I-77 and Blue Ridge Parkway. Home feature hardwood and tile flooring, beautiful oak cabinets in the kitchen, vinyl siding paved driveway and more! $94,900 U

47 Amber Dr Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 950 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Fixer upper in Cana. Home features: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1152 sq. ft. Hardwood floors, Basement. Home is sold "AS IS". $59,000 U

1251 Oak Ridge Road Cana, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,152 SqFt 0.900 Acres

Nice 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home on 1.58 acres. This home features a rock fireplace, hardwood flooring, a loft that leads to a second level deck, 2 car attached garage, fenced-in yard, the potential for long-range views, and much more! If 3 bedrooms aren't enough for you, you have plenty of space to add additional bedrooms if needed. This property offers plenty of privacy and is located on a dead-end road. $178,000 Active

212 Blueberry Lane Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,496 SqFt 1.580 Acres

This building has been neglected and needs a lot of work to make it livable, but the roof is not leaking and the foundation appears solid. Property is being sold "AS IS" with no warranties express or implied. Great "FLIP" potential! $27,500 Active

150 Wild Boar Trail Fancy Gap, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,152 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Beautiful 3 bedroom brick ranch located in Hillsville, VA.  Gorgeous view of Buffalo Mountain.  Property consists of 4 individual parcels selling as a whole. $94,900 Active

1050 Sylvatus Hwy Hillsville, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,328 SqFt 0.790 Acres

Carroll County Communities

Carroll County SCHOOL DATA

Area School Information

Displaying schools in Hillsville

Name Grade Range Rating
Blue Ridge Crossroads Governor's Academy For Technical Educa
Carroll County Ed Center
Carroll County High School
Carroll/Galax/Joy Ranch Reg Alternative Ed
Gladesboro Elementary School
Hillsville Elementary School
New Life Christian Academy
New Life Christian Schools
New Life Christian Schools Intern
Woodlawn School