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

Completely remodeled, sprawling open floor plan, move in ready, all brick ranch home, full walk out basement on level .71 acre tract w/views. One level living, everything all on the main floor. 3 all new carpeted bedrooms, all new full, tub/shower bathroom, all new windows, all new paint, all new, high end, custom kitchen w/slow close cabinets, large custom island complete with its own cabinetry, full wall pantry, separate laundry closet, all new exterior doors, all new lighting, all new central heat & air conditioning, all new stainless range/oven, new built in stainless microwave, new stainless dishwasher, attached carport for easy in and out of house in all seasons & weather. Home is 1248 finished SF plus basement is the full footprint of the house, so buyers can increase their living area if buyers finish the basement. The new central heat and air has already been set up with ducts into the basement so its ready. Very nice views off the front porch & the back views a pretty farm. $137,000 Active

7210 Meadow Creek Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,248 SqFt 0.713 Acres

Beautiful 4 bed $249,900 Active

1680 Cardinal Rd Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,096 SqFt 2.351 Acres

CUSTOM BUILT HOME TUCKED AWAY ON 47.977 COMPLETELY PRIVATE ACRES  IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND JUST OFF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY. SPACIOUS 3 BEDROOM, 3 FULL BATHS WITH OPEN FLOOR PLAN, VAULTED CEILINGS AND 30' X 40' DETACHED GARAGE TOTALLY INSULATED WITH 200 AMP PANEL. HUGE 1.8 ACRE STOCKED POND YOU CAN SEE FROM EVERY WINDOW ON THE BACK OF THE HOUSE.  ALSO, TWO NICE CREEKS THAT RUN THROUGH THE CENTER OF THE PROPERTY. LAND IS MOSTLY HARDWOOD WITH MATURE TIMBER. YOU ALSO HAVE A TRUE ARTESEAN WELL HERE. THIS IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR FULL TIME OR WEEKEND GET-A-WAY HOME. THIS IS A NATURE LOVERS DREAM PLACE. HARDLY A DAY GOES BY WITHOUT SEEING ALL THE WILDLIFE THIS PLACE HAS TO OFFER. LOCATED WITHIN MINUTES TO GALAX CITY, NEW RIVER, NEW RIVER TRAIL AND GRAYSON HIGHLANDS STATE PARK. $599,000 Active

TBD COLEMAN LN Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,520 SqFt 47.980 Acres

VERY NICE 4 BR 3 BA HOME IN A GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD JUST OUTSIDE GALAX IN THE COMMONWEALTH DEVELOPMENT. NEW METAL ROOF IN 2018,  NEW HEAT PUMP IN 2017, NEW LAMINATE FLOORS THROUGHOUT, FULL FINISHED BASEMENT AND 2 CAR GARAGE WITH PAVED DRIVEWAY. $224,900 U

155 STONEBROOK DR Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,760 SqFt 0.876 Acres

Neat and clean as can be. This home has many updates including new paint, new floor coverings, new kitchen cabinets and countertops. 3 Bedroom (One doesn't have a closet), 1 Bath with a full basement (outside access only) A basic ranch style home with 1 level living. Cozy and charming. Huge living room with a big picture window and a nice front porch. This home also has a carports for your convenience. The home is heated with an oil furnace that has ducts running throughout the home so a heat pump would be a possibility if you wanted to do an upgrade). There's also a nice concrete patio off the back of the home so you can relax out back while you watch the kids play in the treehouse. A storage building that conveys to keep your tools and lawn care equipment in or for extra storage. Conveniently located in the City of Galax and near all main amenities including grocery stores, cinema, parks, downtown shopping, hospital, medical clinics, and many restaurants, Priced to sell!! $69,900 Active

115 Allen Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,050 SqFt 0.200 Acres

Historic Victorian splendor & total magnificence in this completely rejuvenated and upgraded/updated home nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Worlds Capital of Old Time Music. Currently serving as a 5 Star Bed & Breakfast on the Historic Registry surrounded by the Blue Ridge Parkway, New River, New River Trail, Jefferson National Forest, Appalachian Trail, wineries & Blue Ridge Music Center with a plethora of things to do & places to see in an incredible setting or simply savor the serenity this property offers. You could either live, work, play right here at The Doctors Inn or just embrace yourself in sheer beauty as your private Home Sweet Home. One step inside will bathe you and transport you to days gone by. There is nothing else like this home on the market and its truly one of a kind gorgeous. Current owners spared no expense in the 2002 restoration & 2008 addition of an owners retreat. The pages of amenities have been documented here separately due to MLS limiting space. $589,000 Active

406 Stuart Drive Galax, Virginia

7 Beds 8 Baths 5,321 SqFt 0.900 Acres

Completely remodeled 2 bedroom 1 bath home situated on 17.72 acres just off the Blue Ridge Parkway! Home features new vinyl siding, metal roof, heat pump, and completely furnished with stainless appliances! This place would make the perfect weekend get-a-way or fulltime residence. Located in close proximity to the New River Trail, New River and Music Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway! $169,900 Active

1334 Dickey Dr Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,008 SqFt 17.727 Acres

3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath brick ranch home in a nice neighborhood! Perfect starter home or one-level living with plenty of storage in the full basement. Just outside the city limits of Galax, you are only minutes from I-77 and all other amenities! $119,900 Active

433 Courtland Circle Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,188 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Located a stones throw from the Blue Ridge Parkway, this charming cottage is the perfect Fixer Upper for one looking to have a mountain retreat, or Airbnb, or just downsizing to a smaller place. The house has original hardwood floors in the bedrooms and likely has the same genuine floors beneath the Living room and foyer carpets, and beneath the kitchen vinyl. The house boasts a full basement, with an oil furnace for a very warm heat. The windows have been upgraded. The trendier architectural shingles are on the roof. The kitchen is really spacious to enjoy cooking and family gatherings, as well as the rest of the rooms. The Living Room has a huge picture window that brings one a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge mountains. When family visits your mountain home, but you $75,000 Active

210 End of the Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 916 SqFt 1.410 Acres

Very cute brick home located in Galax. Home includes original hardwood floors, brick wood burning fireplace, walk out basement with drive under one car garage. House has new windows throughout, covered porches, storage sheds and nice unfinished basement. If your looking for your next forever home or your next investment property, this one is it. $79,900 Active

2842 Skyline Highway Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,302 SqFt 0.500 Acres

COMPLETELY REMODELED IN 2017.  THREE BEDROOM 1 BATH IN THE CITY OF GALAX! HOME FEATURES ENGINEERED AND CARPET FLOORING, BRICK FIREPLACE, NICE KITCHEN CABINETS AND COUNTER TOPS WITH APPLIANCES INCLUDED. HEAT PUMP WITH FULL WALKOUT BASEMENT, METAL ROOF AND REPLACEMENT WINDOWS.  CONVENIENTLY LOCATED TO GALAX CITY SCHOOL AND HOSPITAL. $99,900 U

318 CLOVER ST Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,200 SqFt 0.500 Acres

City of Galax SCHOOL DATA

Area School Information

Displaying schools in Galax

Name Grade Range Rating
Baywood Elementary School
PK-5
8
Coop Center For Excep Children
n/a
N/A
Fairview Elementary School
K-5
8
Galax Elementary School
PK-4
5
Galax High School
8-12
4
Galax Middle School
5-7
5
Gladeville Elementary School
PK-5
7
Landmark Baptist Academy
3-12
N/A
Oakland Elementary School
PK-5
6