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

Check this one out! Beautifully constructed 3 bed 2 bath home featuring a massive open layout, breathtaking views, and a detached garage with a remarkable guest suite. As soon as you step foot on the property you will notice the massive covered front patio with exposed beams and the luxurious stonework. Other features include a nice level to sloping yard, a 60'x12' back deck great for entertaining and watching the sun rise, gorgeous kitchen with custom made cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steal appliances, a large master suite with a walk in tile shower, and much more! This property is located less than 15 minuets to Galax, less than 20 minuets to the New River and New River Trail, less than 45 minuets to Mt. Airy, NC, 1 hour and 15 minuets to Winston Salem, NC, and about 1 hour and 40 minuets to Greensboro, NC. $499,900 Active

226 Pridemoore Rd. Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,140 SqFt 1.174 Acres

Move in Ready! conveniently located to shopping and schools, this home has a new Kitchen, Living room, Dining room, bathroom, den, 3 bedrooms, hardwood floors, replacement windows, hardwood floors, central heat and air conditioning. Double level lot with out building. $119,950 Active

121 McCamant Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,149 SqFt 0.690 Acres

Cute Cottage is move in ready.  Two Bedroom one bath home has ceramic tile and hardwood flooring. The exterior has new Vinyl siding, low maintenance metal roof and replacement windows, a covered front porch and open side deck. Great investment property for a rental. Close and convenient to all downtown amenities. $64,900 Active

1521 Meadow Street Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 960 SqFt 0.180 Acres

House is move-in ready and has been totally renovated.  Main level has 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, your choice of which one to be primary bedroom. Living room, dining room, large open kitchen, large laundry room with farm sink, built in hall unit next to bathroom, upstairs has sitting area, bedroom and half bath with built-in cedar closet. Large, attached two car garage with new electric door.  Enormous full basement with lots of possibilities.  New roof, new heat pump, new windows, lots of new sheet rock, new textured paint, all new cabinets, new vanities, sinks, new electric & plumbing, new flooring.  Bathtubs too cute to replace.  If you like the charm of old but convenience of new and LOTS of living space, you will love this very unique house. Two inside entrances to basement.  Perfect for large family, vacation rental or getaway. Not far from wineries, New River & Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway all in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Start enjoying immediately! Diner across street. $280,000 Active

1008 Stuart Drive Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 4 Baths 1,718 SqFt 1.050 Acres

Beautiful home located at the end of a Cul-de-sac in a desirable neighborhood just outside of Galax in Carroll County. Home features 3 Bedrooms 2 bath, sunroom with woodstove, full basement, 2 car garage, ash hardwood floors, Quartz Kitchen countertops, Spacious Master Bedroom with large walk-in closet, updated master bathroom, heat pump is less than a year old, newer hot water heater and fenced back yard. Situated on 0.4 Acres. $230,000 Active

386 Quail Ridge Ct Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,424 SqFt 0.462 Acres

Very Well-Maintained Brick Ranch overlooking Chestnut Creek in the City of Galax. 2Br, 1Ba. Beautiful Brick home with a newer metal roof. Great front covered porch that gives you a stunning view of Chestnut Creek. This cute home features a large Living room that is open to the kitchen. Bedrooms, bath and laundry are just down the hall. One level living. Convenient to everything Galax has to offer. Shopping, Restaurants, Local shops and entertainment venues such as Felts Park, The Rec Center, The Rex Theatre and many more. Local physicians, dentists within minutes. Sit on the porch in July and watch the fireworks or August with your favorite drink and listen to Fiddlers in the park. Check out this charming home and I believe you'll feel right at home. Previously had a 3rd bedroom that was converted to a laundry room/pantry. DSL High speed available.  Home heated with newer monitor Heater and Electric fireplace. Both convey. Tech Difficulty. Will upload more pic asap $120,000 Active

1581 Meadow Street Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 956 SqFt 0.400 Acres

Very Well-Maintained Brick Ranch overlooking Chestnut Creek in the City of Galax. 2Br, 1Ba. Beautiful Brick home with a newer metal roof. Great front covered porch that gives you a stunning view of Chestnut Creek. This cute home features a large Living room that is open to the kitchen. Bedrooms, bath and laundry are just down the hall. One level living. Convenient to everything Galax has to offer. Shopping, Restaurants, Local shops and entertainment venues such as Felts Park, The Rec Center, The Rex Theatre and many more. Local physicians, dentists within minutes. Sit on the porch in July and watch the fireworks or August with your favorite drink and listen to Fiddlers in the park. Check out this charming home and I believe you'll feel right at home. $120,000 Active

1581 Meadow St Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 956 SqFt 0.400 Acres

3 BEDROOM, 1 BATH, 1064 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW WITH VINYL SIDING, NEWER ROOF, NEWER WINDOWS, 168 SQ. FT. FRONT COVERED PORCH...ON A CORNER LOT. $45,000 Pending

404 GRANT ST. Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,064 SqFt 0.160 Acres