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

Nice 2 bed 1 bath home conveniently located in the City of Galax in close proximity to fishing, parks, New River Trail, and more. This home features a nice carport, oversized lot, newer tile flooring, new windows, new super energy-efficient heat pump, metal roof, new water heater, new panel box, an outbuilding (grey outbuilding negotiable), and more! First time home buyer loans welcome. $88,000 Active

106 Allen Ln. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 700 SqFt 0.260 Acres

BEAUTIFUL REMODELED SPLIT FOYER SITUATED ON 3.6 PRIVATE ACRES! FEATURING NEW HEAT PUMP, GAS LOG FIREPLACE, LAMINATE WOOD & TILE FLOORING, APPLIANCES REMAIN,  NEW BACK DECK. LOWER LEVEL HAS SPACIOUS DEN, KITCHEN, LAUNDRY AND POSSIBILITY OF ADDING 4TH BEDROOM. OPEN AND WOODED LAND WITH A CREEK. OUT BUILDING AND A SHORT DRIVE INTO GALAX CITY. CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE NEW RIVER TRAIL AND NEW RIVER. $169,000 Active

519 BLUE RIDGE MILL RD Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,288 SqFt 3.600 Acres

BEAUTIFUL AND CONVENIENT! JUST LISTEN TO THE BABBLING BROOK IN YOUR MANICURED FRONT YARD. ENTER THIS FINE HOME THROUGH THE ENTRY FOYER THAT OPENS UP TO THE FORMAL LIVING ROOM, SPACIOUS MASTER BEDROOM, BEAUTIFUL KITCHEN/DEN COMBINATION WTIH FIREPLACE. THE KITCHEN HAS ITS OWN BUTLER CHAMBER, AND THE LAUNDRY IS ON THE FIRST FLOOR. THE SECOND FLOOR FEATURES 3 BEDROOMS AND 2 FULL BATHS. THE CHILDREN CAN WALK TO SCHOOLS AND ITS  CONVENIENT TO DOWN TOWN SHOPING. $174,950 Active

104 SUNSET Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,930 SqFt 0.420 Acres

Exceptional log cabin with just over 8 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Chestnut Falls.  Spacious front porch, sun lit indoor space feels welcoming with floor to ceiling stone gas log fireplace and a stunning open floor plan, beautiful kitchen with plenty of cabinets. Primary living area on first level. Gleaming hardwood floors including maple, Brazilian cherry and oak.  Three full baths, 2 on the main level and one in the 450 square foot finished portion of the basement.  Ample storage with large closets and outbuildings with space for your cycles and kayaks, a home workshop/office on the lower level. The 8.51 acres include flower beds, gardens, fruit trees, blooming perennials, and three springs...just minutes to the New River Trail access located in Carroll County, VA  Perfect for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, check it out today! Recent upgrades include a gravel walkway to backyard, a greenhouse, move-in ready!  HOA $350 annually $249,000 Active

542 Chestnut Falls Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 3 Baths 2,136 SqFt 8.512 Acres

Newly remodeled apartment house with four units, each comes with two bedrooms and two units have one bath and the other two units have two baths. Hardwood and tile floors. Located in Galax within walking distance of Main Street and the Library. Two units are being remodeled at this time and the two bottom units are rented out. Major appliances stay. Laundry room for the tenants. Each unit has its own electric meter. Water bill is paid by landlord. $219,900 Active

508 W Stuart Drive Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 2,762 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Great Location In The City of Galax! Well maintained brick ranch home featuring 4 bedroom and 2 bath. Brick fireplace in the living room, Den, hardwood & tile flooring. Partially finished basement with bedroom and bath. Heat pump, Covered back deck and paved driveway. $139,500 U

101 Pine Knoll Dr Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,709 SqFt 0.600 Acres

GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD!  This home has a great layout with a large family room.  The living room features a gas log fireplace and vaulted ceilings. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with french doors that open to the large deck.  The master bath has a garden tub and a separate shower.  The basement is wide open and with all kinds of potential and a bath.  Under the family room is a hobby room or home office.  You have to check this listing out to appreciate all it offers! $269,900 Active

256 Stonebrook Dr Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,922 SqFt 2.460 Acres

Remarkable 3 bedroom 2 bath home in Galax City! Spacious open floor plan with tray ceilings in the dining & living room. Beautiful kitchen with lots of cabinet space and stainless appliances, hardwood and tile flooring. Master suite with vaulted ceilings, large master bath with walk in closet, covered deck access off the master. Full basement with a nice finished room that can be used for den or extra bedroom. Two car garage with paved driveway. Situated on a nice lot with outstanding views. $249,900 Active

104 Carriage Dr Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,500 SqFt 0.390 Acres

Beautiful Homestead with 35 acres of fenced pasture, small creek, huge dairy barn and  4 bedroom, and 2 bath, Brick Cape Cod with views of the countryside. This home features a huge open kitchen with ceramic tile, and all new appliances, large  Living room with fireplace, dining room, and separate den with a wood burning fireplace. The second level has two bedrooms and a bonus room that could be a fifth bedroom. New windows, new paint,new laminate flooring and  new Heat Pump for heating and cooling.   Original hardwood floors have been refinished in main living area, bedrooms and upstairs. Property has paved road frontage and driveway into the double garage. Only minutes from Main Street, Galax and the Blue Ridge Parkway. $349,900 Active

6630 Pipers Gap Road Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 3,330 SqFt 35.060 Acres

LOCATION!  LOCATION!  LOCATION!  This location is hard to beat!  Located on a dead end street near all area amenities, this home has been recently updated with new flooring and paint.  The exterior is brick and vinyl for easy maintenance and on top of all this it has a great yard! $184,900 Active

113 Crestview St Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,093 SqFt 0.690 Acres

A PERFECT FULL TIME RESIDENTIAL HOME OR A WEEKEND GET A WAY. THIS PROPERTY IS ONLY 2 MILES FROM GALAX CITY. SITUATED ON SECLUDED AND UNRESTRICTED ACREAGE. THIS IS A 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM HOUSE BUILT IN 2011 FEATURING NEW HARDWOOD CABINETS, A   RECENTLY INSTALLED CENTRAL HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM, WELL AND SEPTIC LOCATED ON 40.12 SURVEYED ACRES OF PRIME HUNTING LAND WITH MATURE HARDWOOD AND PLANTED PINE TREES, MULTIPLE SOURCES OF WATER SPRINGS, A NEW 27'X 42' POLE BARN, A 12'X18' SHED, BOTH STRUCTURES ARE WIRE WITH ELECTRICITY  A NICE OPEN CLEARED FIELD NEAR THE HOUSE, STOCKED FISHING POND, ALL THE HUNTING AND FISHING ONE COULD WANT 12 MINUTES FROM THE NEW RIVER. 4 PERMANENT TREE STANDS WITH MULTIPLE ATV TRAILS THROUGH OUT THE PROPERTY  . PRIVATE AND YET MINUTES FROM ALL THE AMENITIES THE  CITY HAS TO OFFER. BUYER WILL DETERMINE INTERNET PROVIDER. THERE IS AN ADJOINING 5.4 ACRES PARCEL AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE OFF OF BLUEBERRY LN . $289,000 Active

791 1138 BLACKBERRY DR. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,060 SqFt 40.120 Acres

City of Galax SCHOOL DATA

Area School Information

Displaying schools in Galax

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