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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

DREAMY LOCATION!!! REMODEL THIS HOME TO SUIT YOUR TASTE OR BUILD YOU DREAM HOME. MOUNTAIN VIEWS AND LOCATED  JUST OFF THE PARKWAY. $54,900 Active

95 FURRY FOX LANE Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,528 SqFt 0.500 Acres

LIKE NEW MANUFACTURED HOME FEATURING 3 BEDROOM 2 BATHS! NEW ROOF, NEW HEAT PUMP, FIREPLACE WITH GAS LOGS, GARDEN TUB, COVERED FRONT PORCH WITH LOG RANGE VIEWS AND BACK DECK! LOCATED ON  A NICE QUIET COUNTRY ROAD WITH HARDLY ANY TRAFFIC! $99,000 Active

125 Rippey Hollow Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,296 SqFt 0.740 Acres

Country Living at its best! Very Nice Quality Built Brick home situated on 1.4 acres on a quiet street within minutes of the Blue Ridge Parkway and down town Galax. Large open floor plan in the living/dining area  with brick fireplace.  Bedroom, Bath and Laundry room on the main floor.  2 bedroom and bath on second level, Walkout basement and Garage. Enjoy the privacy from the large back deck. Beautiful open and wooded lot with apple trees and garden area. $199,900 U

187 Northwoods Ln Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,708 SqFt 1.395 Acres

Location, location, location. Right in the heart of Galax Va. Only 2 minutes from Shopping, restaurants, banks and gas stations, this well maintained brick home is just waiting for you. Its been well taken care of. There's a paved driveway, nice yard and a huge 2 car garage. House has hardwoods in living room and all bedrooms. Tile in kitchen and bath. Hard surface countertops and newer vinyl windows throughout. There's also a full unfinished basement with outside access. The newer family room is a great place to gather and spend family time together, there is front and rear access from family room. Owner has owned the house for many years and has really enjoyed it. This area is well sought after and homes don't come up for sale in this neighborhood very often. The large double garage out back would be great for the car enthusiast, or even a great hobby shop. There's is plenty of room and overhead storage as well. In very hard rains, the basement does leak a little. Does have Sumppump $174,900 Active

100 Summerwood Lane Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,325 SqFt 0.480 Acres

Price Reduction.  Motivated Sellers. Very nice, well maintained doublewide home, on .74+/- acres.  3 bedrooms with large walk in closets, 2 full baths, one being the ensuite for the master bedroom.  This home has a newer metal roof, insulated vinyl tilt windows, and an updated kitchen with soft close doors, drawers and granite countertops, and a propane stove/oven. Lovely covered front porch, just made for relaxing, and a large open deck on the back for entertaining.  Gorgeous views greet you from the front porch and also the back deck.  The land is mostly level, which will lend to easy upkeep.  This home is certainly worth a look.  Great home for those just starting out, or slowing down. $109,900 Active

54 Grouse Hollow Ln Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,296 SqFt 0.741 Acres

Picture Perfect! This beautiful home has all the features you have been looking for, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath, formal dining room, formal living room, family room, utility room, kitchen, central heat and air, new replacement windows, new exterior doors, new interior doors, new garage doors, new septic, new plumbing, new wood deck patio, manicured landscaping, covered front porch with great views, outbuilding, finished Office above garage. Conveniently located, close to schools and shopping! $294,950 Active

179 Commonwealth Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,349 SqFt 0.800 Acres

3BR/1BA home in Like New Condition very close to Galax City Schools.  Ranch style Cottage with lots of recent updates including new roof, new heat pump, new paint inside and out, new flooring, new appliances, new survey, and more! The home has vinyl trim and replacement windows also.  Plus a carport and attached storage building. Nice, Manageable Backyard that could be easily fenced for your pets. Comfortable size, and just right for those just starting up, or getting ready to slow down. Call and schedule your viewing appointment today! $118,900 U

117 Circle Drive Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 980 SqFt 0.230 Acres

Gorgeous setting! Private, spacious 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home in Carroll County. Close to I77, Walmart, Galax, & Hillsville. The house features a large living room, new flooring, new paint, new heat pump, updated plumbing & electrical, and circle driveway. Pet-friendly yard. All appliances convey. Owner will finance. Lease option available. Buyer to determine internet availability. $89,900 Active

589 River Hill Rd Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 856 SqFt 0.446 Acres

No Neighbors Here!  You have your own private world!  A long winding driveway leads to a house of rare charm sitting high on a hill with lots of trees!  The modular home features many upgrades including red oak real hardwood floors, columns in the living and formal dining rooms, wide moldings, 9 foot high ceilings, nice windows with blinds or shades.  The great room very large with opening to back deck.  The master bedroom suite features a sitting area, master bath with tub and shower, large walk-in closet.  A full basement has tall ceiling with windows, door, a wood heating system.  The outside metal garage building has tall door, for camper, a lean to shed for equipment, electric, roll up door.    The 19 acres has woodland, pasture, stream, fenced and a barn for the animals,  long road frontage on Link Road.  Plenty of hunting and wildlife here, even a hunting stand. Garage has shooting target practice window. $281,000 U

171 Link Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,068 SqFt 19 Acres

Located just minutes from Galax on 3+ private acres, joining stream at rear. 3 bedroom, brick home has just been remodeled and ready to move into. Home features like new hardwood floors, new Trane central A/C. Remodeled kitchen with new  counter tops, floors, new stainless appliances, remodeled bath, new fan/ceiling fixtures/lighting throughout, partially finished full basement, large private deck and more! $149,500 U

247 Old Quaker Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 2,400 SqFt 3.200 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