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.

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