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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

Gorgeous 4 bedroom 2 bath home on 2 acres. Beautifully vaulted ceilings at the front of the home. Gas log fireplace in the living room. Open concept kitchen and dining room. Large Master Suite with a huge walk-in closet. Front porch has an electric awning for those hot summer days or just move around to the back to a covered patio with lots of shade. Great location close to the City of Galax and the Town of Fries yet remote enough to give that peaceful country feel. Only 1 mile to the New River and New River Trail access. $159,500 Active

4386 Fries Rd. Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,736 SqFt 2 Acres

THIS HOME IS LOCATED IN THE CITY OF GALAX NEAR HOSPITALS, SHOPPING AND SCHOOLS. OFFERING 3 BEDROOM AND 3 BATH ALL OF WHICH ARE ON DIFFERENT LEVELS OF THE HOUSE. THERE IS A BACK DECK WHICH IS GREAT FOR GRILLING. A PRIVATE DECK AREA OFF THE MASTER BEDROOM PERFECT FOR YOUR HOT TUB OR FIRE PIT ON THOSE CHILLY NIGHTS. THIS HOME HAS MANY UPDATES AND IMPROVEMENTS SOME OF WHICH INCLUDE A NEW ROOF IN 2019, NEW FLOORING, THE HARDWOOD FLOORING HAS BEEN SANDED AND STAINED. CALL TODAY FOR A LIST OF ALL OF THE UPGRADES. VAULTED CEILINGS, FIRE PLACE WITH GAS LOGS, A SPLIT SYSTEM FOR AIR AND HEAT AND A PLACE FOR A WOOD STOVE. THIS ONE HAS IT ALL. CALL TODAY FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT!!! $164,900 U

112 Sherry Lane Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,045 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. $49,500 Active

404 GRANT ST. Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,064 SqFt 0.160 Acres

Spacious, three bedroom, three bath home located in a private setting in the Baywood community! Home features two bedroom, one bath on the main level; upper level has large sitting room, bedroom and bath with cathedral ceilings; finished basement. Beautiful landscaped lot with large patios, level yard, paved driveway, and much, much more! $169,000 Active

313 Diamond View Loop Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,713 SqFt 0.689 Acres

Beautiful home right out side Galax city limits. Plenty of yard space and outside entertainment areas, paved driveway, and gorgeous landscaping. High ceilings in the living room and master-bedroom . Two true master- bedrooms on one level. This home is such a rare find! granite counter tops in the kitchen. Large Den with slate floors. Sun room that walks out to patio area, this home is a dream come true. $199,900 Active

345 Meadow Creek Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,500 SqFt 2.240 Acres

Move in ready for this totally remolded three bedrooms one and half baths birch home. Close to shopping and Walmart.  Homes has a new heat pump, new roof, new replacements windows new vinyl hardwood flooring in the kitchen and bath rooms. Hardwood flooring through out the rest of the house. New granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms. New electric panel box and water heater. New plumbing and fixtures.  All new GE upgraded appliances can be purchased. Freshly painted through out. Log sided storage building stays. $109,900 U

6746 Carrollton Pike Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,144 SqFt 0.550 Acres

Very nice brick ranch home on a nice level lot with views of Fishers Peak and surrounding mountains. Three bedroom 1 bath with gas log fireplace, hardwood floors, and gorgeous kitchen cabinets, heat pump, carport and full basement. New outbuilding and located on a dead end street. $99,900 U

64 Amber Ln Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,080 SqFt 0.740 Acres

Mini Farm on 7.4 acres in Carroll County! This updated home features 3 bedrooms 1.5 bath, Large country style kitchen with lots of cabinets, tile counter tops and back splash, bar, appliances included. Newer floor covering and huge sunroom. Basement for storage with wood stove, new central air in 2019, whole house generator, Great location just outside Galax and within minutes to the New River and New River Trail. Additional 12 acres available for $34,900. $129,900 Active

701 Lincoln Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,656 SqFt 7.400 Acres

Priced to Sell!  Two bedroom one bath home just out of Galax that features replacement windows, oak cabinets, laminate flooring, all kitchen appliances stay, and a large deck! $64,500 Active

345 Hickory Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 750 SqFt 0.390 Acres

Great starter home in the city of Gaalx!  Three or four bedroom one bath home featuring the living, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, and laundry on the main level with two or three bedrooms on the second floor.  All kitchen appliances and the washer and dryer stay!  This home is located only minutes from downtown and sits on half an acre with a detached garage, a workshop, and has a small stream on the property! $67,500 U

305 Kenbrook Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,195 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Completely remodeled vinyl sided home in Grayson County! Featuring 3 bedroom, 2 bath  with laminate flooring, living room, den and situated on a nice acre lot just outside Galax! $129,900 Active

821 White Pine Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,288 SqFt 0.969 Acres

This home is conveniently located near the town of Galax and is only minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and North Carolina. Situated on a beautiful 1+ acre tract which is mostly wooded and gives the feel of privacy and seclusion. Near shopping, eateries, hospital, doctor offices, schools, public pool , walking track, recreation center and the New River Trail. 3 bedroom, 2 baths, nice living area, oversized gorgeous sunroom which overlooks the back yard and the park like wooded setting.  If you love to cook this is a great kitchen, newly remodeled with an island, plenty of storage with lots of cabinets, pull out drawers and a nice size pantry. You can spend time talking with guest or family whether they are in the living area or sunroom and you can serve dinner from the kitchen to the sunroom which makes for easy entertaining. This property has been well taken care of and is ready to be your new home. $199,900 Active

133 Camp Zion Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,972 SqFt 1.153 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