Welcome to Lynchburg!
Welcome to the City of Opportunity! Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge mountains, Lynchburg is a distinctive city with all the amenities and resources to live, learn, work, play…and prosper.
With over 3,900 businesses ranging from traditional mom-and-pop shops to headquarters of global corporations, Lynchburg is the commercial, cultural, entertainment, residential and retail hub of the Central Virginia region. Our broad-based economy, highly-skilled workforce and unparalleled quality of life have positioned Lynchburg among the cities leading the nation into the New Economy.
Lynchburg is rich in history and tradition, but don’t let the stunning architecture, cobblestoned streets and Victorian-era neighborhoods fool you—beyond Lynchburg’s historic façade are energetic, forward-thinking residents, a business community leading technological innovation and the fiber-optic bandwidth to deliver that innovation to the world. Just as happening as it is historic, Lynchburg matches the strength of its economy with spectacular offerings of arts, music and culture, all in a setting of splendid natural beauty.
Business and people prosper here. We invite you to find out why.