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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

Three bedroom two bath brick ranch in the city limits of Galax!  This home features hardwood flooring, brick fireplace, heat pump, oil hot water furnace for back up heat, replacement windows, wood stove insert in the basement, carport, a large deck, several outbuildings, paved drive, and sits on a corner lot with an entrance off of two roads. $154,900 Active

829 Glendale Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,368 SqFt 0.570 Acres

Very nice, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, located just outside Galax in Carroll County. Beautiful Ranch home with gorgeous kitchen with lots of cabinet space, hardwood and tile flooring, metal roof, heat pump, covered back porch with fenced in back yard and paved driveway. $119,900 U

1532 Cranberry Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,371 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Bright, open, and relaxing! This house has been lovingly updated and is ready for you to make it your new home. Featuring peaceful mountain sunrises off the back deck and stunning sunsets off the covered front porch, this home is conveniently located a few short miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway. The gourmet kitchen with custom touches opens to a spacious living room area perfect for entertaining. each of the 3 bedrooms has been recently painted and the master bedroom contains an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in closet. there is a second, full hall bathroom which has also been recently painted. the expansive walk out basement comes with a custom laundry area and tons of shelving for all your storage needs. the wood stove will keep you warm and cozy in the winter, and there is even a rolling cart to help with keeping the logs stacked and nearby for convenience. COME SEE for yourself. You will fall in love!! $249,900 Active

129 Whippoorwill Lane Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,500 SqFt 0.556 Acres

Location, Location, Location!!! Nice 3 bedroom 2 bath home with new hardwood floors on Blue Ridge Golf Course. Close to Galax city limits and I-77. $239,900 Active

2115 Commonwealth Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,340 SqFt 0.630 Acres

Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Baywood Community. Nice level yard. $119,500 Active

314 Haystack Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,232 SqFt 0.460 Acres

Nice custom built log cabin overlooking the New River! This 3 bedroom 2 bath cabin has cathedral ceilings, hardwood and tile flooring, beautiful kitchen with custom cabinets & gas log fireplace ,Energy efficient Trane hvac system, Rheem hot water heater, solar panels for hot water and heat-alternate energy source. Energy efficient low e-pella windows and doors to enjoy all of your nature surroundings. Wrap around porch, partially screened in and a balcony deck to enjoy the view. Outside you have a fenced yard for the pets, circular driveway and outbuilding. You'll enjoy this beautiful building lot by the river  for all your outdoor activities, including nearby access to the New River State Trail. Included is a 2016 Forest River Camper and outbuilding by the river.  Relax and enjoy late evening sunsets, grilling out with friends and family or watching the grand kids play in the water. This is a one of a kind property with so much to offer with the convenient location not far from town. $399,900 U

768 Dixon Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,496 SqFt 1.680 Acres

Check this out! 3 bed 2.5 bath home on a nice level lot! This property features a newer roof, heat pump, fenced in back yard, covered porch, and a circle driveway. One of the bedrooms has a nice kitchenette, a full bath, direct access to a large laundry room, and its own access to a nice covered porch making it perfect for a mother-in-law suite or teenager that wants their own space! $124,900 Active

983 Savannah Rd. Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,356 SqFt 0.710 Acres

Move-in ready 3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewide with drywall throughout.  New roof, new flooring, new paint, new kitchen cabinets & countertops, new sink & fixtures, new bathroom tub/showers, new toilets, sinks.  No work needs to be done other than moving in and immediately enjoying your mountain home only minutes from the Town of Galax, Blue Ridge Mountains & Parkway, wineries, I-77 and everything the area has to offer.  The New River & New River Trail close by.  Only minutes to North Carolina.  Kitchen has pantry, master bath has soaking tub & linen closet.  Guest Bedroom has walk-in closet.  Laundry room off of kitchen.  Kitchen opens to living room and dining room.  New front porch, new back deck.  One car garage.  Don't let this one slip away. $99,000 Active

1250 Main Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,152 SqFt 0.680 Acres

Move-in ready 3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewide with drywall throughout. New roof, new flooring, new paint, new kitchen cabinets & countertops, new sink & fixtures, new bathroom tub/showers, new toilets, sinks. No work needs to be done other than moving in and immediately enjoying your mountain home only minutes from the Town of Galax, Blue Ridge Mountains & Parkway, wineries, I-77 and everything the area has to offer. The New River & New River Trail close by. Only minutes to North Carolina. Kitchen has pantry, master bath has soaking tub & linen closet. Guest Bedroom has walk-in closet. Laundry room off of kitchen. Kitchen opens to living room and dining room. New front porch, new back deck. One car garage. Don't let this one slip away. $99,000 Active

1250 S Main Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,152 SqFt 0.680 Acres

Remodeled home with new roof, window, flooring, kitchen cabinets, appliances including stack unit on washer and dryer. Home has two bedrooms and remodeled bath. Close to shopping and down town. $99,900 Active

452 Poplar Knob Road Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,111 SqFt 0.400 Acres

Charming home in a desirable neighborhood! This home offers you 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, partially finished basement, and spacious living room and kitchen. This classic brick ranch gives you hardwood floors, newer roof, large back deck, opportunity to add your own style, and a level 1 acre size yard. Enjoy living in a community conveniently located to downtown shops, restaurants, and schools. This home is perfect for any stage of life; first home, growing family, or downsizing. $145,000 Active

306 Country Club Ln Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,710 SqFt 1.090 Acres

Brand New Construction!! Almost finished 2 bedroom/2 bath home in Galax! Granite counter tops, full walkout basement, and great views from large rear deck. $159,500 U

102 Williams St Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,120 SqFt 0.300 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