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

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Featured Properties

The perfect weekend retreat and mountain hideaway!!  4 +/- acres that has a small cabin, mature timber, and a bold mountain stream running right by the front porch.  The cabin has power and septic but does not have a well.  The sellers do have a permit from the county that a well has been approved!  This property is conveniently located close to the New River and the New River Trail State Park, close to Galax, and only a few miles from Interstate 77! $79,900 Active

2522 Pot Rock Road Woodlawn, Virginia

1 Beds 1 Baths 576 SqFt 4.060 Acres

Neat and clean as can be. This home has many updates including new paint, new floor coverings, new kitchen cabinets and countertops. 3 Bedroom (One doesn't have a closet), 1 Bath with a full basement (outside access only) A basic ranch style home with 1 level living. Cozy and charming. Huge living room with a big picture window and a nice front porch. This home also has a carports for your convenience. The home is heated with an oil furnace that has ducts running throughout the home so a heat pump would be a possibility if you wanted to do an upgrade). There's also a nice concrete patio off the back of the home so you can relax out back while you watch the kids play in the treehouse. A storage building that conveys to keep your tools and lawn care equipment in or for extra storage. Conveniently located in the City of Galax and near all main amenities including grocery stores, cinema, parks, downtown shopping, hospital, medical clinics, and many restaurants, Priced to sell!! $69,900 Active

115 Allen Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,050 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Remodeled three bedroom two bath home outside of Galax in the Woodlawn area. Comes with a large detached three bay garage with a large workshop and another room above the garage. 5.57 Acres for privacy. New hardwood floors in living room, hall and bedrooms. Den has hardwood floors also. Kitchen has cherry cabinets. Kitchen and bathrooms have tile. Ceramic tile shower in master bath. Major appliances stay. $189,900 Active

3407 Mt Zion Road Woodlawn, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,939 SqFt 5.570 Acres

Nice 3 bedroom 2 bath home in the town of Hillsville! This affordable home features newer hardwood flooring with a heat pump and is in a great location . Close to schools, Dr.s offices, shopping and restaurants. Also close to I-77 and the Blue Ridge Parkway. $99,000 Active

181 Weddle St Hillsville, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,184 SqFt 1.070 Acres

Completely remodeled 2 bedroom 1 bath home situated on 17.72 acres just off the Blue Ridge Parkway! Home features new vinyl siding, metal roof, heat pump, and completely furnished with stainless appliances! This place would make the perfect weekend get-a-way or fulltime residence. Located in close proximity to the New River Trail, New River and Music Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway! $169,900 Active

1334 Dickey Dr Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,008 SqFt 17.727 Acres

3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath brick ranch home in a nice neighborhood! Perfect starter home or one-level living with plenty of storage in the full basement. Just outside the city limits of Galax, you are only minutes from I-77 and all other amenities! $119,900 Active

433 Courtland Circle Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,188 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Great Location right in the middle of town. Walking distance to the Intermediate School. Nice Quiet neighborhood $69,999 Active

1003 Park St. Hillsville, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,286 SqFt 0.016 Acres

Located a stones throw from the Blue Ridge Parkway, this charming cottage is the perfect Fixer Upper for one looking to have a mountain retreat, or Airbnb, or just downsizing to a smaller place. The house has original hardwood floors in the bedrooms and likely has the same genuine floors beneath the Living room and foyer carpets, and beneath the kitchen vinyl. The house boasts a full basement, with an oil furnace for a very warm heat. The windows have been upgraded. The trendier architectural shingles are on the roof. The kitchen is really spacious to enjoy cooking and family gatherings, as well as the rest of the rooms. The Living Room has a huge picture window that brings one a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge mountains. When family visits your mountain home, but you $75,000 Active

210 End of the Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 916 SqFt 1.410 Acres

Gorgeous 2 story traditional style home on 9 acres in Laurel Fork VA! This is a truly special home. This home features a 3 bay garage with 1 bay separate for landscaping tools or for use as a workshop. The garage has a large sink to clean up after working hard out in the shop (hot & cold water). Inside you'll find a stunning spacious kitchen with custom granite countertops and cream colored cabinetry! Uniquely shaped custom island in the middle of the kitchen for more space while preparing meals for the family! Space for a dining area in the kitchen as well as a large formal dining room area off to the side. Amazing tray ceilings will be found as you tour this impeccable home! On the main level there is a large yet cozy master bedroom with a huge master bath! Upstairs you will find a large bonus family room with its own deck & a gas fireplace. In this bonus family room you have access to a massive storage room which goes over the garage. This home has all the space you will ever need! $479,000 Active

26 Buttercup Ln Laurel Fork, Virginia

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,806 SqFt 9.016 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