Welcome To Washington County, Virginia

Washington County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of 2010, the population was 54,876.

Washington County is located in Southwest Virginia. Interstate 81 runs through the county's central valley and intersects with Interstate 77 approximately 55 miles northeast of the Town of Abingdon, Washington County's seat of government.

Washington County is part of the Kingsport–Bristol (TN)–Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region.

In 1999, Abingdon, Virginia combined efforts with Bristol, VA/TN, Johnson City, TN, and Kingsport, TN to compete as a combined Tri-Cities area in the All-America City competition. The effort worked and our Tri-Cities region of NE Tennessee and SW Virginia was awarded the title of one of ten All-America Cities.

Link to  Planning Information for Washington County  Towns of Abingdon, Damascus, and Glade Spring

Business

Washington County, Va, means business. With prime industrial locations, an educated workforce and a high standard of living, the county presents an attractive package to industries seeking expansion or new locations.

Community

Washington County is located in Southwest Virginia. Interstate 81 runs through the county's central valley and intersects with Interstate 77 approximately 55 miles northeast of the Town of Abingdon, Washington County's seat of government.

Members

Your investment in the Washington County Chamber of Commerce is a commitment to the growth and prosperity of the Washington County area and, more importantly, an investment to your future and success.

Digital Magazine

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Neta Farmer has been selected as the Chamber’s new Executive Vice President.   Neta has served in various roles with the Chamber over the past years and brings an insight and experience because she has served as the receptionist (at first part-time and then to full) and as Administrative Assistant with the Chamber.

Along with Farmer, Samantha Tetter will serve as the Chamber’s new Administrative Assistant.   Tetter has served on Virginia Highlands Community College Campus as the Assistant Clinical Coordinator for the Southwest Virginia Paramedic Program.

Member Spotlight

Located in the highlands of southwest Virginia, Emory & Henry is one of 40 institutions recognized in the “Colleges That Changes Lives.”  The book calls the College a “national asset” that makes a dramatic difference in the lives of students. Ranked among the top liberal arts institutions in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly, Emory & Henry is a transformative academic community focused on experience-based learning and distinguished by advancement toward an expanded sense of personal potential and an enlightened sense of civic responsibility.