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City of Galax

Population and Jobs

The City of Galax is named after the Galax leaf which is native to the area and grows in the mountainous regions of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Galax is one of only forty-two independent cities in the United States. 6,800 people call this city home, and it’s not hard to see why. Steeped in culture and offering lots of unique opportunities, Galax is a unique place in Southwestern Virginia. While manufacturing, health care, and retail are the primary jobs, the city is very open to and supportive of local businesses. This might be the perfect place to start that business you’ve always dreamed of!

 

Amenities

The City of Galax is going through an economic revitalization that focusing on their heritage of art and music. Galax is designated as the World Capital of Old Time Mountain Music. Chestnut Creek School of the Arts opened in 2007 as a center whose mission is preserving the art and music heritage of the area. They offer weekend art classes and musical experiences with local legends. They also have a pottery studio that is open to the public, and are in the process of building a woodworking studio to further brand the city as a Music and Art Heritage Hub. Their downtown is robust, offering local shops, antiquing, and restaurants. 

 

Real Estate

Whether you are looking for a quaint cottage on the edge of town or a home right in the middle of things, Galax has a variety of options when it comes to real estate. Highly connected to the adjoining counties of Grayson and Carroll, you can find properties that can make you feel like you’re in the rural countryside or a home right next to downtown. 

If you are looking for real estate in or around the city of Galax, 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.



Featured Listings

BRING THE HORSES! YOU'LL ENJOY THE PRIVACY THIS 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH HOME OFFERS ON 2+ FENCED ACRES. FEATURES VINYL SIDING, REPLACEMENT WINDOWS, AND METAL ROOF. INCLUDES VERY NICE 32X36 4 STALL BARN WITH TACK ROOM, LARGE LOFT FOR HAY STORAGE, SPRING WATER, ELECTRIC AND WIRED FOR 220. GREAT LOCATION BETWEEN GALAX AND INDEPENDENCE WITHIN MINUTES TO THE NEW RIVER. $175,000 Active

345 Hampton Knob Ln Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,522 SqFt 2.490 Acres

Fixer upper house sitting on 87.739 +/- private acres located minutes from Galax that features open pasture, two small small creeks, spectacular mountain views, multiple building sites, and a two car metal garage. This property could be used as a full time residence, a vacation home/weekend retreat, hunting, farming, or just a great investment! Property like this is close to town is getting harder and harder to find! Don't let this slip through your hands before you look at it! $359,900 Active

660 Bowling Lane Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,218 SqFt 86.739 Acres

Nice 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath house in the city limits of Galax! Great location convenient to shopping, schools, hospital, and New River Trail. $154,900 Active

600 Fries Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,254 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Completely refinished home! This home comes move in ready with new plumbing throughout the whole house, a new breaker box and electrical wiring, and a stunning remodeled interior. A new stone fireplace with gas logs has been installed very recently as well as new laminate flooring in the Den. The Kitchen offers plenty of space with new cabinets, appliances, and floor. Beautiful hardwood floors are through-out the rest of the house in both bedrooms, dining room, and hallway. A new closest has been put in the master bedroom offering easy access for two people. This home comes with an updated bathroom and new paint across the entire house. Nearly all updates were done by a licensed contractor. The outside offers a flat/usable yard and a view of the rolling hills of West Galax. Conveniently located to downtown Galax, Galax school systems, and US-58, allowing quick access to wherever you need to be. Call to schedule an appointment today! $125,000 U

105 Northview St. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,132 SqFt 0.500 Acres

CUSTOM BUILT HOME TUCKED AWAY ON 47.977 COMPLETELY PRIVATE ACRES  IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND JUST OFF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY. SPACIOUS 3 BEDROOM, 3 FULL BATHS WITH OPEN FLOOR PLAN, VAULTED CEILINGS AND 30' X 40' DETACHED GARAGE. HUGE 1.6 ACRE STOCKED POND YOU CAN SEE FROM EVERY WINDOW ON THE FRONT OF THE HOUSE.  ALSO, TWO NICE CREEKS THAT RUN THROUGH THE CENTER OF THE PROPERTY. LAND IS MOSTLY HARDWOOD WITH MATURE TIMBER. YOU ALSO HAVE A TRUE ARTESIAN WELL HERE. THIS IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR FULL TIME OR WEEKEND GET-A-WAY HOME. THIS IS A NATURE LOVERS DREAM PLACE. HARDLY A DAY GOES BY WITHOUT SEEING ALL THE WILDLIFE THIS PLACE HAS TO OFFER. LOCATED WITHIN MINUTES TO GALAX CITY, NEW RIVER, NEW RIVER TRAIL AND GRAYSON HIGHLANDS STATE PARK. $549,000 Active

LOT 1 WITHHELD BY SELLER Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,520 SqFt 47.980 Acres

This home is move-in ready with so much space! Check out these features, 3 BR, 2 Baths, Great room with wood-burning corner fireplace, kitchen with loads of cabinets, separate dining room, spacious  laundry room off kitchen. The master suite is large and bath has a garden tub, separate shower and  linen closet.  Laminated flooring in main living areas and master bedroom, ceramic tile in kitchen. Newer roof,  windows and brand new heat pump. Exterior amenities include covered  concrete front porch and sidewalks and  a large covered deck as well as open deck area. . Storage shed conveys. Deer Haven Estates just  short distance to medical, shopping, library, New River and the Blue Ridge Parkway. So many amenities! $125,000 Active

2502 Deer Haven Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,512 SqFt 0.270 Acres

Your own private world with a million dollar view!  This 19+ acre farm features a 2900 sq. ft. home with hardwood and ceramic tile floors, solid wood panel doors, lots of windows with spectacular views, 3 wood stoves, a covered front porch and a partially covered back deck.  The extra deep 36'40' detached garage can house several vehicles.  The 1600 sq. ft. multi-purpose workshop features drive thru bay doors, propane heat, water heater and stovetop range, commercial deep sinks, steel tables, built-in work bench and shelving.  There is an insulated chicken house with electricity and attached run,  a utility building with wood shed and two in-ground root cellars.  The terraced, fenced, organic gardens and huge kutur mound are ideal for growing food for your able or the market.  Also featured is an orchard with apple, pear, peach and plum trees.  The 10 acres of pasture land is mostly fenced and includes a small barn, 2 spring boxes and pond stocked with fish. $449,000 Active

493 Hampton Knob Ln Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,000 SqFt 19.390 Acres

Very nice Home in Quail Ridge with outsatnding long range views and beautiful evening sunsets!! This Ranch style home offers one level living with 3 bedroom 2 bath,  hardwood flooring, custom oak cabinets in the kitchen & appliances convey, laundry room and 2 car garage on the main level.  Full finished basement with large den, 2 bedrooms, bath and workshop.  Situated on a gorgeous 1+ acre lot. Paved drive and loacted within minutes ro town. $249,000 Active

144 Cedar Pt. Galax, Virginia

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,488 SqFt 1.112 Acres

City of Galax SCHOOL DATA

Area School Information

Displaying schools in Galax

Name Grade Range Rating
Baywood Elementary School
PK-5
N/A
Coop Center For Excep Children
n/a
N/A
Fairview Elementary School
K-5
8
Galax Elementary School
PK-4
6
Galax High School
8-12
5
Galax Middle School
5-7
5
Gladeville Elementary School
PK-5
6
Landmark Baptist Academy
3-12
N/A
Oakland Elementary School
PK-5
6