The City Of Opportunity

The City of Lynchburg, Virginia, is one of the best small cities in the country. Driven by innovative businesses and forward-thinking organizations, Lynchburg is a community that values history, natural beauty and healthy, inclusive neighborhoods. Every resident has the opportunity to thrive in the City of Lynchburg.

Strategically located with easy access to major markets, Lynchburg, Virginia is a distinctive city with all the amenities and resources to live, learn, work, play and prosper. With over 2,700 businesses ranging from traditional mom-and-pop shops to high-growth small businesses to headquarters of global corporations, Lynchburg is the commercial, cultural, entertainment, and retail hub of the Central Virginia region.

When you’re part of the Lynchburg community, you don’t just get daily, unrivaled views of the James River and Blue Ridge Mountains, you also get a network of neighbors, colleagues and organizations who are ready to help you success. The Office of Economic Development & Tourism is here to support you and your business. 

Business and people prosper here. We invite you to find out why.


Getting Here

180 miles from Washington, DC | Daily Amtrak to Northeast Corridor | Daily Air Service to Charlotte, NC

Year In Review

City of Lynchburg Office of Economic Development & Tourism
2020 Year in Review

Our Stories

Lynchburg Colleges & Universities are Anchors of the Economy
By Laura Anders Lee Lynchburg’s institutions of higher education are an economic…
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Innovation with EWI
Partnership The partnership between EWI and the City of Lynchburg is the…
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Local Redevelopment Program Supports Continued Economic Growth
The past 18 months have been anything but easy. Small business owners…
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Visit Lynchburg

Lynchburg is a thriving city, full of delicious eateries, diverse recreation, history, and unparalleled beauty. Those who visit Lynchburg quickly learn why so many of us call it “home”.


Property Search

Search our commercial property database for available sites and buildings to find the perfect opportunity for your business to grow.