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.

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Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator

Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator

A 40,000 square foot facility created as an economic development tool for the Town of Abingdon and Washington County VA. The mission is to focus on “start-up or transitioning service and manufacturing businesses approved by the Landlord’s Board of Directors, with an emphasis on business related to information technology production or use, or as an organization serving cultural, health and social interests in the immediate region and beyond.” There are several opportunities for small business to utilize the services of Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator; from becoming a full time tenant or several part time tenancy opportunities. Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator also offers a bi-monthly Noon Knowledge free business education class and is an organizing partner of the Washington County Small Business Challenge which will host the 6th annual Challenge in January of 2019. Cathy Lowe is the Executive Director and Jennifer Davidson is the Deputy Director. They are available for one on one counseling or as a referral agent to the mentors and partners serving small business in the region. Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator also partners with the Chamber of Commerce to host their professional classes, board meetings and Leadership of Washington County program. You can follow Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator on Facebook or through their website at www.vhsbi.com or through their Noon Knowledge Youtube channel. Cathy and Jennifer can be reached at (276) 492-2062.