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Top Reasons to Live in Lynchburg VA

  • Historic Lynchburg lies in the foothills of Virginia's lovely Blue Ridge Mountains. Owing to geography and good fortune, Lynchburg has the distinction of being the only Virginia city not lost to the Union during the Civil War. Today it is a high-tech mecca and routinely ranks amongst the nation's best at providing government services electronically. It's also renowned as a higher-learning center, housing five colleges including Lynchburg and Randolph College.

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  • Housing Market Lying far from the busy urban areas of eastern Virginia, Lynchburg enjoys a lower cost of living. The median home value is just over $139,000, nearly 40% below the state's average. Approximately 38% of residences are renter-occupied, and average rents are affordable at $668 monthly. Largely due to its collegiate population, nearly one third of all local residences experience turnover from year to year.
  • Lynchburg School Systems Over 9000 local children are served by the Lynchburg Public Schools, which includes programs for early learning and adult education as well. There are four area high schools, including the Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technology.
  • Commuting from Lynchburg Lynchburg is mostly a stand-alone city, but the commute to Charlottesville is reasonable enough to attract many opportunity-seeking residents. US-29 allows drivers to make the trip through the beautiful Virginia countryside in about an hour and fifteen minutes. Local Lynchburg-area commuters will find the going easy thanks to a nicely laid out assortment of highways and interchanges--important for a city with a land area of nearly 50 square miles.
  • Lynchburg Neighborhoods The city of Lynchburg is popular with younger residents, many fresh out of local universities. There are a number of distinct neighborhood districts, varying widely as to expense, venerability, and atmosphere. If you're looking for a place to call home in Lynchburg, you should check out these areas first: