Giles County

Population and Jobs

Giles County is an area rich with history and cultural significance. Home to 17,000 people, its diverse mountain landscape has something to offer everyone in its towns of Pearisburg, Pembroke, Rich Creek, and more. As an outdoor paradise, it boasts 37 miles of the New River Trail and over 50 miles of the Appalachian and Great Eastern Trails. One point of attraction of this particular area is Mountain Lake, a gorgeous mountain resort and lake. This remarkable location was also the filming location of the iconic film “Dirty Dancing.”

Jobs are largely found in manufacturing, but health service and education also offer lots of opportunities.


Giles County is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream, with most of its tourism and attractions centered around the natural beauty of the area. Cascade Falls offers gorgeous hiking, and Mill Creek Falls is a great place to get in some mountain biking. Fine dining can be found at local establishments like The Palisades Restaurant, and local wineries like Great Mountain Vineyard & Winery offer a unique experience. Just a short drive away from downtown Blacksburg and Christiansburg, you can find a variety of options for events and nightlife.

Real Estate

Regardless of what you’re looking for, Giles County has something to offer. New construction offers a fresh look in a private location, giving you a chance to find your forever home in this idyllic mountain paradise. There are also opportunities for you to find a fixer-upper investment property so you can create the perfect dream home for your clients. While these small towns may feel quaint, you can enjoy the privacy of the small communities while maintaining quick access to larger towns.

If you are looking for real estate in or around Giles County, 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

Check out this gorgeous Narrows home close to Wolf Creek! Spacious, both inside and out with just shy of 4,000 square feet on 25.8 acres! With Plenty of storage and large rooms makes this house perfect for those looking for more space to stretch out. If you love natural light, you'll love the abundance of windows in the sunroom; a fantastic space for entertaining! There's also a screened in porch to observe nature without letting nature inside. Make an appointment to see it today! $529,900 Active

140 EDGEWATER Lane Narrows, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 3,984 SqFt 25.800 Acres

Welcome home to 106 Williams St! This quality built home offers custom high-end finishes throughout. Take in the mountain views from the large covered front and rear porches. Enjoy the stunning kitchen containing cream maple cabinets, granite countertops, polished brass faucets & hardware, all stainless appliances, expansive island with inset gas range & additional seating, built-in base cabinet microwave, large upper cabinets with crown molding, & walk-in pantry. The master suite on the main level, additional bedroom & full bath, & laundry allow for one-level living. Escape downstairs and find a family/rec room, two additional bedrooms, a third full bathroom, & a second laundry room. No expense was spared, from the fully tiled showers, to the hand-scraped birch hardwood floors. This home is completely move in ready. Located only minutes from local parks, the New River & Jefferson National Forest. Schedule a tour of this property today! $319,500 Pending

106 WILLIAM Street Narrows, Virginia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,520 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Charming, well kept, raised ranch with many updates already done! New roof 2020, HVAC replaced in 2016, second bathroom added 2015, new garage door in 2016. Addition of a side driveway allows for additional parking. 20 minutes to Virginia Tech. $225,000 Pending

167 Bowens Road Pembroke, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,509 SqFt 0.410 Acres

Giles County Communities