Economic Development


Smyth County is located in the heart of beautiful Southwest Virginia. Businesses in our region enjoy easy access to numerous metropolitan and industrial centers by virtue of US Interstate I-81, which runs through the middle of the county, and US Interstate I-77, which is only a few minutes drive away. Also, connections onto I-381 and I-26 are only 27.9 and 45.9 miles away, respectively. Smyth County also has access to five four-lane highways: 107, 11, 16, 42, and 91. Additionally, we have rail access via Norfolk Southern Class A Rail Service, and have a number of surrounding airports which can accommodate corporate jets and commercial airliners.

Smyth County, VA