For those who enjoy a beautiful landscape to grow and explore, Washington County, Virginia, offers business-building advantages among life-enriching amenities, built with a work ethic forged in the history of the region, a blend of past success and future progress that helps move business forward at a pace of your choosing.

It's Where Want to Be.

Major Employers

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Key Industries

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Location is Key

Located midway between the northern and southern U.S., Washington County has convenient access to over 40% of the U.S. population. Featuring business parks and greenfield sites located within one-mile of I-81, Washington County’s proximity to major cities and seaports offers companies numerous opportunities for cost-saving advantages.

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Our Story

Washington County, Virginia, population 54,729, is known for its deep historical roots as well as its ongoing role in shaping America’s economic future. Access to markets and a loyal, adaptable, and proud workforce, room to grow, a blend of unique regional and local cultural amenities, and a scenic mountain location provide a rich, safe environment for businesses to locate and expand.

Jason Berry

County Administrator

Whitney B. Czelusniak

Economic Development Coordinator

Audrey Wells

Administrative Assistant

News & Events

Keep up-to-date on economic development-related topics in Washington County, VA

Governor Ralph Northam announced that 1901 Group, a leading provider of IT services for the public and private sectors, will invest $1.15 million in Washington County to establish its third Virginia operation, creating 150 new jobs. 

-March 9, 2020

Governor Ralph Northam announced that Speyside Bourbon Cooperage, Inc. will invest $26 million to establish a bourbon barrel cooperage in Smyth County and $9 million in a new stave mill facility in Washington County. 

-July 20, 2018