Wythe County

Population and Jobs

Wythe County is colloquially dubbed “The Hub of Southwest Virginia” and “The Crossroads of the Blue Ridge. It truly feels like it is at the center of Southwestern Virginia. Nestled against the Blue Ridge Mountains where two major Interstates intersect, Wythe County offers unparalleled access to this part of the East Coast while being a town you may very well not want to leave. 29,000 people call Wythe County home, with the small town feel spreading across it’s many residential areas. This includes Rural Retreat, Ft. Chiswell, and more. Named after George Wythe, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, this county is rich in history and truly offers something for everyone. Jobs in the county are mainly centered around manufacturing, but there are also plenty of jobs in healthcare, social assistance, and retail. 


The county seat, Wytheville, offers lots amenities, with plenty of shopping, a revitalized downtown with local shops, and lots of outdoor recreation. With easy access to the Jefferson National Forest, the New River, the Appalachian Trail, and lots of parks, this county is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Of course, Wythe county has more to offer than just the sum of its parts. Downtown is home to lots of shopping and dining options, including the historic Log House Restaurant, Skeeters World Famous Hot Dogs and The Bolling Wilson Hotel with roof top lounge offering breathtaking views of Main Street. Due to its central location in the Interstate system, you are only a short drive away from Tennessee, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Kentucky. This means that even more adventure is just down the road. 

Real Estate

These factors mean the area is perfect not just for residential purposes, but also for your business. Lower real estate prices, availability of affordable labor, cooperating local government and close proximity to 4 other states all make Wythe County a desirable place for your next business endeavor. 

Low real estate prices and a cost of living that is well below average means that this is also the perfect place to settle down and raise a family. So whether you are looking to live right in the middle of town or head out to the edges and build your dream home on acreage, Wythe County can offer all of it. 

If you are looking for real estate in or around Wythe County, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties can help you find the home, land, or commercial property you have been dreaming of. Give us a call at (276) 228-8882 or click here to message us directly.

Wythe County Homes For Sale By Price Range

Carroll county homes $100,000 to $200,000Carroll county homes $200,000 to $300,000Carroll county homes $300,000 to $500,000carroll county homes $500,000 and up

Featured Listings

This amazing two story Farmhouse was built in the mid 1800's. Many improvements and upgrades where made in the early 2000's. The home offers three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a formal dining room an enormous kitchen and breakfast room. The Master ensuite is on the main level, with two additional bedrooms on the second floor. There's also a large  laundry room and double garage.  Private and secluded on a gravel road,  The home is situated on approximately 21 acres and has a barn and shed on the property. Some fencing is in place. Property is being sold "as is". Needs some maintenance and TLC but has so much potential. $255,000 Active

616 Stillwell Rd Draper, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,736 SqFt 21.320 Acres

Welcome to your dream home in picturesque Wytheville, VA! This delightful 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence boasts over 2200 square feet of luxurious living space, providing ample room for your family to thrive. Park your vehicles in the convenient 2-car garage, and discover the potential of the full basement, perfect for your personal touch. Step outside into your own private oasis, where a vast, fenced backyard awaits. Imagine the possibilities for outdoor gatherings, gardening, or simply relaxing while taking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and nearby farms. This is not just a house; it's a home, offering tranquility and the charm of a close-knit neighborhood. Experience the best of Wytheville living with easy access to local amenities, schools, and a welcoming community. This home represents a rare opportunity to embrace comfort, space, and natural beauty all in one place. Don't miss out on the chance to make this your forever home! $350,000 Active

395 Wytheview Wytheville, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,294 SqFt 0.600 Acres