Montgomery County Real Estate
Montgomery County stands as a true testament to the beauty and progress of Southwestern Virginia. As the home county to two of Virginia’s largest towns, Blacksburg and Christiansburg, the county seat, and twenty-three unincorporated communities, Montgomery County is setting new standards in living.
Montgomery County’s remarkable lifestyle begins with its abundant natural beauty and rich history. Formed in 1776 and named after General Richard Montgomery, a hero of both the French and Indian War and the American War, Montgomery County’s place in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and with the pristine New River meandering through has long attracted those who want a home where rural settings blend with modern amenities. Montgomery County’s residents retain their respect for the traditions and people who built this area and use their influence to guide them to continued prosperity.
Today, nearly 900,000 people live in Montgomery County’s 385 square miles. Montgomery County’s location close to Interstates 64, 77 and 81, and U.S. Route 11 and 460 have helped to create an accessible place for business and industry within one day’s drive to two-thirds of the population in America. Montgomery County’s residents need only travel 40 miles to the east to be in Roanoke, 275 miles northeast to Washington D.C. And while these larger cities easy to get to, you will hear many Montgomery County residents say there is no reason to leave home.
A quick look at the landscape and you can see why many choose to live in Montgomery County. Outdoor recreational opportunities are plentiful and Montgomery County’s four distinctive seasons of weather make every day spent outside an adventure. Whether you prefer to go camping, take a long hike in the majestic mountains, fish in a river or stream or nearly any other outdoor activity you can find a place to do it in Montgomery County. Local parks and sports programs supported by local communities in Montgomery County encourage the exploration of what has brought so many people to move here.
The local business environment and real estate market is further supported by terrific schools, first-class government services. As the home of Virginia Tech, located in Blacksburg, Montgomery County can boast to be the home of one of America’s leading research and educational universities. Virginia Tech and other local area colleges and universities add to the educated workforce and enhance Montgomery County’s business community that has professional, retail, high-tech, manufacturing operations that include several Fortune 500 firms.
Real estate in Montgomery County is as varied as its landscape. If you want a home on a large lot in a rural area, or a new home in a modern subdivision, a townhome close a bustling downtown area you are sure to find just what you are looking for in a new home in Montgomery County. For all of your Montgomery County real estate needs, be sure to contact Pam and Bill Maddy for all of your real estate needs. Their expertise in the Montgomery real estate market is unparalleled and you can rest assured your home needs will be met with their first-class service.