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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!



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 3 bedroom 2 bath manufactured home on 1+ acre in a great location. Move in condition with a new metal roof and heat pump in 2020, updated kitchen cabinets & all appliances convey, laminate and carpet flooring, 12 x 24 outbuilding. $99,900 Active

35 Grayson View Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,568 SqFt 1.017 Acres

Nice private brick home on 23+ acres with 1964 bordering the Blue Ridge Parkway. Property borders Stewarts Creek.  Also 265 of frontage on Coleman Lane. Partially fenced, Country Side & Parkway Views, Pasture Land and Woods for hunting. Home features: 1326 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2 baths,  new paint throughout, open living  & dining room with hardwood flooring & French doors out to the deck, kitchen has tile flooring, oak cabinets and granite counter tops, master bedroom has hardwood flooring  and 2 walk in closets, master bath has tile flooring, oak cabinets, granite counter tops and a jetted tub, 2 additional bedrooms with carpet and another bath with tile, oak cabinets and granite. There is also a attic for storage. On the lower level you have a large basement with extra space under the porch and an insulated garage door for an easy entrance. There are 872' of trex decking to enjoy the scenic view and wildlife. $399,000 Active

1171 Coleman Lane Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,326 SqFt 23 Acres

Beautiful Farm conveniently located just outside of the city limits of Galax. This property consists of 36+/- acres with an amazing home, two hay fields, numerous fruit trees (plum, pears, peaches, apple), a stream, huge detached garage, equipment barn, hay barn, multiple chicken houses, numerous mature trees, and much, much more. Everything you need for your very own farm. Bring the horses, bring the cows, bring all the farm animals and enjoy this well designed farm with bob-wire fencing for livestock already in place. All open fields are fenced for livestock. After long hours on the farm, enjoy the luxury of the hot tub that will convey with the property. All appliances convey with property as well. This home is a MUST SEE as it is move in ready and awaiting its new owner. Please be aware cattle are in the property, please shut all gates. $369,000 Active

615 Cardinal St Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,828 SqFt 36.640 Acres

The possibilities are limitless with this property!  On the main level of this five bedroom three bath brick home you will find a large living room, a large den, kitchen, a formal dining room, two bedrooms, laundry room, and a bath.  On the second floor you will find three bedrooms, a bathroom, and a large walk in closet.  The basement has a large family room with knotted pine walls, a stone fireplace, a bathroom, a second kitchen area, and lots of storage.  This home features original hardwood flooring that has been refinished, three fireplaces, central air in a portion of the main floor, replacement windows, a full walkout basement, paved drive, a nice patio, a breezeway attaching a two car garage with a floored attic for storage, and another detached two car garage.  All of this sits on 5.86 acres of pasture with a strong stream, a 30X40 outbuilding, a 16X20 outbuilding, and was once known as the historic Wards Mill! $289,900 Active

1114 Pipers Gap Galax, Virginia

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,922 SqFt 5.860 Acres

Great home in a great location!  On the main level you will find a large living area, kitchen/dining area, a formal dining area, two large bedrooms, two bathrooms, covered front porch, a small deck, and an entrance to the attached two car garage.  In the full walk out basement you will find a third bedroom , a large den area and family room, an entrance to the concrete patio, several large unfinished areas that would be great for storage or a work shop.  On the outside you will find a covered front porch, a paved drive, detached garage, concrete patio, and it sits on a corner lot minutes from downtown! $189,900 Active

129 Roseland Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,714 SqFt 0.680 Acres

Move in ready 3 bedroom 2 bath home on a quiet dead end street. Home has laminated hardwood floor in living room, dining room and bedrooms. Storage building stays with home. Central heat and air . Major appliances stay. Extra clean. Close to hospital, New River Trail, shopping. $169,900 U

315 Clover Street Ext Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,532 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Great Galax City Location! 3 bedroom 2 bath brick home on a quiet street in town. This home is in move-in condition and features updated kitchen cabinets and countertops, and all major appliances, hardwood, tile, and new carpet flooring, two bedroom, two bath, dining room, and large laundry room/office all on the main level. Upstairs you will find a bedroom and loft. Home also has a basement & one car garage and covered back porch. Enjoy what this home has to offer and only minutes to schools, shopping and the hospital. $174,000 Active

314 Poplar St Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,318 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Location! Location! Location! Spacious 4 bedroom 4 bath home in a desireable neighborhood in the City of Galax on 2-lots! This 4 bedroom 4 bath home features many upgrades including: New roof in 2021, plumbing & electrical, vinyl and tile flooring, large kitchen/dining area with bamboo kitchen cabinets & Frigidaire professional series appliances,  Beautiful living room, den, master bedroom and bath on the main level, 3 bedroom's on second level & 2 bath's. Heat pump, back deck and much much more! $314,900 Active

112 Oaklawn Ave Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,682 SqFt 0.780 Acres

This beautiful one level ranch style home is just down the road from the Little Country Store on Pipers' Gap and 10 minutes from Galax.  This home with a view has 4 bedrooms and 2 baths and features a living and room and den (with gas fireplace) and a nice kitchen with an island. Master Bedroom has a walk in closet that is 13 feet long and enters into the master bathroom. The master bath is huge and includes a garden tub!  Out front is a 26 foot covered porch and 50' plus deck on the rear for all your outdoor grilling and country viewing.  This home sits on over half an acre (roughly .69) and is being sold with adjoining lot (over another half acre) included in the price. Give us a call today! $205,000 B

2589 2589 Pipers Gap Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,800 SqFt 1.380 Acres

City of Galax SCHOOL DATA

Area School Information

Displaying schools in Galax

Name Grade Range Rating
Baywood Elementary School
Coop Center For Excep Children
Fairview Elementary School
Galax Elementary School
Galax High School
Galax Middle School
Gladeville Elementary School
Landmark Baptist Academy
Oakland Elementary School