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Greene County

Greene County, Virginia is a fast growing gateway between dynamic Northern Virginia and Charlottesville, a Money Magazine "100 best places to live." Centered at the crossroads between two major highways, U.S. 29 (north/south) and U.S. 33 (east/west), Greene County is only:
  • 100 miles southwest of Washington, DC
  • 78 miles northwest of Virginia's capital city, Richmond
  • 32 miles east of Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • 20 miles north of downtown Charlottesville, Virginia

Greene is also close to interstates 64 and 81, and is only four miles north of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport.

Greene County Information

Business in Greene County

Greene County, Virginia is a rising center for service industries, including defense and security services, as well as a prime location for retail and light industrial development. There is a tremendous spirit of entrepreneurship in Greene County.

Business Growth areas in Greene
The major areas of commercial and business growth in Greene County are along its US 29 North corridor, between Ruckersville and Albemarle County, and the US 33 West corridor between Ruckersville and the County seat of Stanardsville.
  • Tierney Plaza on US 29 in north Ruckersville featuring a 120 room hotel, Lord Hardwicke's Restaurant and Pub, Anytime Gym, Roy Wheeler Realtors, Dunkin' Donuts, Hair Starts Here Salon, Body Shop Day Spa.
  • The Rapidan Center on US 29 in south Ruckersville is a prime location for service and security industry business offices.
  • The Gateway Center on US 29 in north Ruckersville is now under development and will house a new Wal-Mart Superstore and Lowe's.
  • The Spotswood Business Park on US 33, one mile east of Stanardsville, is a prime location for business offices, distribution/warehousing and light manufacturing. Properties in the park are zoned B-3 and M-2.
  • An older industrial park on US 33 west, the Greene Industrial Park, is also a location for business offices, distribution/warehousing and light manufacturing. Properties are zoned M-2
  • A 70 acre tract of land on US 33 west, next door to the Greene Industrial Park, is zoned B-3 up front along the US 33 entrance and M-2 afterward.

Greene County Lifestyle

Beautiful Greene County's is a central location with a picturesque, rural setting, bordered by the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. The county borders the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, as well as the dynamic Charlottesville area, home of the University of Virginia and of Presidents: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, James Monroe's Ashlawn-Highland and James Madison's Montpelier. Close to the heart of Virginia Wine Country and the Monticello Wine Trail, you can enjoy fine dining and excellent Virginia wines in Greene County's award-winning restaurants.

Greene county offers a variety of intriguing business opportunities, including:
  • Wineries
  • Restaurants
  • Lodging - Bed & Breakfast Inns, Vacation Rentals, Log Cabins, Hotels and Campgrounds
  • Antique Shops and Specialty Shops
  • Artisans
  • Historic Sites
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Day Spas


Greene County is home to fully accredited public schools. The current total enrollment is 2,810 students. Greene County elects its School Board.

Eighty-two percent of the class of 2007 will continue formal education after graduation. Of these, about 1/2 will attend four-year institutions. The other half will attend community college, specialized trade schools or join the military.

Public Schools

Special Public School Programs

Special Education

Administrative and Technical Education

Technical, Business and Community Colleges

Universities and Colleges


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