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

Discover this gem in the heart of the Virginia Mountains. A picturesque cottage with pristine natural beauty. This enchanting property boasts a serene creek and borders the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, offering a tranquil retreat for nature enthusiasts and adventurers. As you approach, you'll be greeted by the charming cottage, a cozy haven that blends with the lush surroundings. The home features rustic details and modern comforts, making it the perfect getaway. With 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a large screened in porch, and a covered patio, there's ample space for family and friends. Inside you'll find an inviting living area with modern updates throughout, including hardwood floors. This large property features a giving 22+ acres and a plethora of recreational opportunities including a garden area, mature forests, and trails meandering down to Linard creek. An ideal location, just minutes to the Blue Ridge Music Center, the New River Trail, Galax, and many more local attractions. Call now! $425,000 Active

968 Coleman Ridge Rd. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 832 SqFt 22.250 Acres

This is a Medicaid sale and must meet all the requirements. House has been empty for some time and is currently  uninhabitable. Seller is in nursing home and home must be sold. Currently priced at tax assessment. $53,600 Active

107 Leonard Ln. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,205 SqFt 0.270 Acres

Welcome to your stunning mountain retreat just outside Galax, Virginia! This charming cottage offers a perfect blend of comfort and breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views! Meticulously maintained, this home sits on 2.75 acres providing a peaceful escape yet conveniently located to many amenities. The home offers a spacious living area and comes fully furnished. Large windows allow you to enjoy the scenery. The kitchen and dining area offer an inviting space for family and guests. Step outside and you'll find a large shop equipped with power, along with RV power hookup. A small garage provides additional storage space for your needs. Nature lovers will delight in the numerous chestnut trees on the property, as well as wildlife. The large deck and gently rolling yard are ideal for activities or soaking in the stunning vistas. Minutes to the New River, local parks, and many other attractions, this property is a true gem. Don't miss your chance to experience this one of a kind paradise. $199,900 Pending

2366 Mallory Road Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,186 SqFt 2.750 Acres

Welcome to 4104 Glendale Rd, a stunning recent construction single-family home in Galax, VA, priced at $414,900. This beautiful residence offers 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and a total of 3,000 sq ft of finished living space, including a full finished basement, and a paved driveway. Situated on a 0.5-acre lot, the home features modern design elements, vaulted ceilings, and ample natural light. Located near Gladeville Elementary, Carroll County Intermediate, and Carroll County High School, this home is perfect for families. With easy access to local amenities and major roads, this property combines convenience with a quiet neighborhood. Don't miss the chance to personalize and make this exquisite new home your own! Contact me today for more information and to schedule a viewing. $414,900 Active

4104 Glendale Rd Galax, Virginia

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,000 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Welcome to your future dream home on Heritage Ln in Galax, currently under construction and soon to be completed. Priced at $419,900, this stunning single-family residence offers 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and a generous 2,912 sq ft of finished living space on a 0.57-acre lot. The home features modern design elements, including an open floor plan, providing the perfect blend of luxury and comfort. With a 2-car garage, a full finished basement, and top-notch amenities, this home is designed to meet all your needs. Enjoy the convenience of being close to Galax schools and the tranquility of a secluded neighborhood. Don't miss the chance to make this beautiful new home yours! $419,900 Active

TBD Heritage Ln Galax, Virginia

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,912 SqFt 0.570 Acres

Welcome to your stunning mountain retreat just outside Galax, Virginia! This charming cottage offers a perfect blend of comfort and breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views! Meticulously maintained, this home sits on 2.75 acres providing a peaceful escape yet conveniently located to many amenities. The home offers a spacious living area and comes fully furnished. Large windows allow you to enjoy the scenery. The kitchen and dining area offer an inviting space for family and guests. Step outside and you'll find a large shop equipped with power, along with RV power hookup. A small garage provides additional storage space for your needs. Nature lovers will delight in the numerous chestnut trees on the property, as well as wildlife. The large deck and gently rolling yard are ideal for activities or soaking in the stunning vistas. Minutes to the New River, local parks, and many other attractions, this property is a true gem. Don't miss your chance to experience this one of a kind paradise. $199,900 Pending

2366 Mallory Rd. Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,186 SqFt 2.750 Acres

Welcome to your cozy retreat nestled on nearly 3 acres of picturesque land! This charming singlewide home offers a perfect blend of comfort and tranquility, featuring a unique combination of modern amenities and rustic charm. Situated on a sprawling 2.894-acre lot, this property offers the perfect balance of privacy and convenience, with easy access to nearby amenities and attractions.  Step into a warm and inviting living space, complete with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 952 sq feet of living area. The open floor plan creates a seamless flow between the living room, kitchen, and dining area, perfect for entertaining or relaxing with family and friends. Discover the ultimate retreats for hobbies, relaxation, or creative pursuits! The property boasts both a charming "He Shed" and "She Shed," as well as a raised bed gardening, and RV parking and hook-up area providing versatile spaces for DIY projects, gardening, crafting, or simply unwinding in your own private sanctuary. $170,000 Active

1291 Pipers Gap Rd Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 2 Baths 952 SqFt 2.894 Acres

Three bedroom two full bathroom home conveniently located to downtown Galax, all schools, hospital, and The New River Trail. $199,900 Active

200 Fries Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,288 SqFt 0.500 Acres

Wonderful Remodeled Ranch Style Home sitting on approximately 6 wooded acres, with off the road seclusion. Great country setting, yet minutes to Galax! When you enter the home, your eyes are drawn immediately to the beautiful Brick Fireplace in the center of the home. One level living at it's best, with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and Laundry all on the main level. Most of the interior of the home has been painted recently. There's plenty of room to grow in the Basement level. There's one finished area at the bottom of the stairs that could be an office, game room, den, whatever you desire. The rest of the Basement is unfinished and would make a great workshop/hobby room or finish it if more living area is needed. In this section, there is already plumbing in place for an additional bathroom. There's a nice Deck off the back of the home and plenty of yard space for a garden. etc. There's a creek on the property along Rippey Hollow Rd. Don't miss your chance on this move-in ready home! $339,000 Active

250 Rippey Hollow Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,007 SqFt 5.980 Acres

Quality Home! This home is ready to move into with over 2000 sq. ft. of living area.   You will love the beautiful updated bathroom on the main floor with walk-in shower, the new vinyl plank flooring in lots of areas,  laundry hook up on main floor and also basement.  Very spacious bedrooms, real hardwood floors,  two fireplaces, one has gas logs, the other has an Englander woodstove insert.  The basement is great for games, or live in relative.   Too many amenities to list.  Near the Galax Schools, Rec. Center, restaurants, Felts Park, medical facilities, shopping, just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and New River Trail.  Private back yard, storage building and walkout basement entrance.  Plenty of room for a garden or play area. $249,900 Active

403 Long St Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,050 SqFt 0.250 Acres

Recently updated 3 bedroom 2 full bathroom wood sided home! Home features on the main level a large living room with propane fireplace, kitchen with new cabinets, butcherblock countertops, appliances, and eat at bar, 2 nice sized bedrooms and full bathroom with laundry! Upstairs you will find a large master suite with large closet, master bathroom with double vanity, walk-in shower and bathtub! Recent updates include new floor coverings throughout, updated bathrooms, new kitchen with appliances, fresh paint throughout, new light fixtures, electrical, plumbing, fresh stain on the exterior and the list goes on! On the outside you will find full length covered front and rear decks with long range countryside views and level lot! Don't miss out on this move-in ready home with many recent updates close to NC state line and the Blue Ridge Parkway! $179,900 Active

47 Kingwood Ln. Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,331 SqFt 0.670 Acres