Floyd County Relocation Information

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We at the Floyd Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce want to help your transition to Floyd to be as smooth as possible. Below is some helpful information about Floyd County that will be helpful to you before, during, and after you relocate to Floyd. If you don’t see what you need, please contact us 540-745-4407 or email: info@floydchamber.org.

Floyd County Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce is to support regional business with networking opportunities, informative and educational resources and to serve as an advocate for our members and community. 109 E. Main Street, Floyd, VA 24091 540-745-4407 email: info@floydchamber.org website

Floyd County Visitor Center

The Floyd County Visitor Information Center is a partnership between the Floyd County Chamber of Commerce and the Floyd Tourism Office. We provide residents, businesses, and visitors with information about Floyd.  109 E. Main Street, Floyd, VA 24091 540-745-4407 email: info@visitfloydva.com website

Websites and Media Pages

Articles about Country Living and moving to a small town:

History of Floyd

Floyd County Demographics  website

In 2017, Floyd County, VA had a population of 15.6k people with a median age of 46 and a median household income of $48,396. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Floyd County, VA grew from 15,587 to 15,594, a 0.0449% increase and its median household income grew from $47,288 to $48,396, a 2.34% increase.

The population of Floyd County, VA is 93.7% White Alone, 2.82% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.5% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Floyd County, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Floyd County, VA is $153,800, and the homeownership rate is 80.8%. Most people in Floyd County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Floyd County, VA is 3 cars per household.

Floyd County, VA borders Montgomery County, VA, Roanoke County, VA, Franklin County, VA, Pulaski County, VA, Carroll County, VA, and Patrick County, VA.

Weather/Climate

In Floyd, the summers are warm and mildly humid, the winters can be very cold. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 25°F to 83°F and is rarely below 12°F or above 90°F (although it does happen!)

Stoplight

Floyd County has one stoplight. This stoplight is considered the center of town. It connects the two main roads leading into Floyd: State Route 8 (Parkway Lane/Webbs Mill Road) and US 221 (Floyd Highway). 221 North goes towards Roanoke while 221 South goes towards Hillsville. Route 8 North goes towards Christiansburg (northwest) and south to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Communities

Floyd County consists of smaller communities: Willis, Indian Valley, Copper Hill, and Check. If you do not live in town, most likely you are considered part of one of these communities. Willis and Indian Valley are more western, the town of Floyd is in the center, and Check is on the eastern side of Floyd County.

Blue Ridge Parkway

Outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities make the Blue Ridge Parkway one of the most visited sections of the National Park System. The Parkway incorporates numerous campgrounds, picnic areas and trails. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs along the southern border of Floyd County. The Blue Ridge Parkway is only six miles from Floyd. Along this stretch of the Parkway are Rocky Knob and Smart View Recreation Areas, Rock Castle Gorge National Recreation Area, and Mabry Mill which is the most photographed site on the Parkway.  Floyd County has more miles of the parkway than any other county in Virginia.

Town and County Government

Education

Elementary/High Schools

Higher Education

Daycare Services

  • Copper Hill Child Care – 9907 Floyd Highway North 540-929-4955
  • Milestones Childcare 430 Locust St. 540-745-2445

Other Schools:

  • Aim High Driving School
    Aim High Driving School offers a variety of courses to help you achieve all of your driving goals. We have flexible class times and hours so that even the busiest of individuals can take advantage of our programs. Spanish translation available.
    302 South Locust Street Suite #1 | Floyd VA 24091 | 904.7381 | 797.2191 | website
  • Floyd Music School
    Founded in 2005 by Mike Mitchell and Jennifer Brooke, they teach students to read and write music, mixing classical and Blue Ridge Mountain music. Mike teaches violin/fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, and voice. Mike also coaches youth Bluegrass bands, adult Jam Sessions, and String Ensembles. Jen teaches piano, flute, and harp.
    PO Box 468 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 695.0056 | 267.4221 | website
  • June Bug Center for the Arts & Education
    251 Parkway Lane South | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.6550 | website
  • Floyd Community Theatre Guild
    A local theatre group who seeks to enhance the enrichment of the arts in Floyd County through theatrical productions and classes.  We stage two main types of shows:  Main Stage Productions (community members ages 16 & up) and Young Actor Productions (community members ages 8-16.)  We provide classes on stage makeup, combat, design and acting skills.
    251 Parkway Lane South | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745-6550 | website
  • Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
    Spikenard Farm offers classes, workshops, tours and seeks to engender enthusiasm, understanding and proper beekeeping methods that will support honeybee health through the current crisis.  Please visit our website or contact us for more information.  Open to the public on Fridays, 10am-4pm; April to October, or by appointment.
    445 Floyd Hwy N| Floyd, VA 24091 | 745-2153 | website

Employment sites

Real Estate Offices

  • Blue Ridge Land and Auction Co., Inc/United Country
    102 South Locust Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.2005 | 800.375.0423 | website
  • Country Road Realty
    646B Jeb Stuart Hwy. | Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 | 276.952.6582 | website
  • Five Star Mountain Realty
    PO Box 637 | 102 West Blue Ridge St. | Stuart, VA 24171 | 276.694.9952 | website
  • LCF Group TM
    PO Box 179 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.2322 | website
  • Phillips Real Estate & Auction
    214 N Locust Street | PO Box 485 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.3700 | website
  • Thomas and Wall Real Estate
    102 North Locust St. | Floyd, VA 24091 | 336.326.6444 | 808.6746 | website

Banking/Financial Services

  • Skyline National Bank
    PO Box 215 | 101 Jacksonville Circle | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.4191 | website
  • Carter Bank and Trust
    PO Box 139 | 213 North Locust Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.2011 | website
  • Embrace Home Loans
    401 South Main Street Suite 103 | Blacksburg VA 24060 | 540.552.4446 | website
  • Edward Jones & Co.
    PO Box 791 | 112 West Main Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.6851 | david.cross@edwardjones.com| website
  • First Bank and Trust Company
    PO Box 767 | 150 Peppers Ferry Rd. | Christiansburg, VA 24073 | website
  • Stone, Houston, Beauchamp, & Associates, LLC
    201 E. Main St. Suite 1 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.3574
  • Residential Mortgage Services
    201 East Main Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.239.4446 | website
  • Union Bank and Trust
    680 East Main Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.8870 | 998.2704 | website

Construction & Contractors

  • Blue Ridge Yurts
    Beauty, Comfort, Versatility, Craftsmanship and Value
    369 Parkway Lane South | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.7458 | website
  • Cornerstone Electric Partners
    Cornerstone Electric is a locally-owned and operated electrical contractor servicing homeowners and contractors in the New River and Roanoke Valleys. We pride ourselves in going above and beyond in quality and customer service, providing services ranging from repair and service calls to new construction wiring on residential and commercial projects.
    5911 Lee Highway | Dublin, VA 24084 | 941-725-0061 | website
  • Floyd Farm & Home Services Call for a free onsite consultation and estimate. (540) 745-5050 or email project manager Ben@floydfarmandhome.com. website
  • Fork Mountain Surveying & Mapping Inc.
    Boundaries, Subdivisions, Topography and Construction Management
    PO Box 163 | Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 | 276.952.6110 | 276.952.9939
  • Greenquest Roofing LLC
    Commercial roofing
    1122 Barberry Road | Floyd, VA 24091 | 276.266.4167 | website
  • Griffith Construction, LLC
    Making dreams come true – going green.
    326 Griffith Lane SE | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.239.3091
  • Solshine Energy Alternatives, LLC
    We are a full-service provider of electrical and solar electric contracting services for home and business in the New River Valley region of Virginia
    542 Diamond Knob Rd. NE | Check, VA 24072 | 540.808.9502 | website

Phone & Internet

Citizens Cooperative (Citizens Coop) offers telephone, internet, security, and television services. Other options for TV are DirecTV, Dish, or other satellite based providers. Service or billing inquiries: 540-745-2111 or 1-800-941-0426.

Cell service varies throughout the county, but cell providers that use Verizon cell towers seem to have the widest range in Floyd County.

Mail & Deliveries

Within the county, US Postal Service offices are located in the town of Floyd, Willis, Check, and Indian Valley.

Click here for a list of post office contact numbers and hours of operation.

Trash and Recycling

If you are a resident within Floyd, you receive the benefits of trash pickup; however, if you live outside of town, you must take your trash to the green boxes/dumpsters located around the county. They usually have recycling as a nearby option as well. Recycling stations are available just outside of town.

To find more information on recycling and waste in the county, visit: https://floydcova.org/resident/solid-waste-recycling/

Places of Worship – http://directory.citizens.coop/Floyd,VA/Churches

Fire Stations

Station #1 Fire (Town of Floyd)
Fire Chief – Chad Mills
Wednesday – 7:30 PM
(540) 745-4975

Station #2 Fire (Willis)
Fire Chief – Tony Weddle
Monday – 7:30 PM
(540) 789-7030

Station #3 Fire (Locust Grove, Check)
Fire Chief – Mark Link
Tuesday – 7:30 PM
(540) 651-8407

Station #4 Fire (Indian Valley)
Fire Chief – Kreg Mitchell
Tuesday – 7:30 PM
(540) 789-4333

Electricity 

  • Appalachian Power Appalachian Power is the main source of electricity in Floyd County. 1-800-956-4237. Power outages and safety hazards should be reported immediately to AEP at 800-956-4237 (available 24 hours). AEP’s Website
  • SolShine Energy Alternatives – SolShine Energy Alternatives, LLC is a full-service provider of residential electrical and alternative energy solutions based in rural, Floyd County Virginia. http://solshineenergyalternatives.com/

Heating Fuel

  • Clark Gas and Oil
    Heating Service, Farm and Commercial Fuel Oil & Propane, Hearth Shop
    413 East Main Street | Floyd, VA
24091 | 745.2323 | 745.6828 | website
  • Midway Oil – Floyd, 540-745-4520
  • Hall Oil & Gas – Stuart, 276-694-8585
  • Bane Oil – Christiansburg, 540-382-2412
  • Bell Oil – Christiansburg, 540-381-1023

Department of Motor Vehicles Locations

Human Service Organizations

  • Plenty! (food bank/food pantry)
  • New River Community Action
  • New River Community Services
    NRVCS is the public provider of behavioral health services for residents of the New River Valley, including the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski, as well as the City of Radford. Our mission is to enhance lives by providing community-based treatment and supports that promote independence, self-reliance, and recovery.
    700 University City Boulevard | Blacksburg, VA 24060 | 540.961.8420 | website
  • SameFight.org
    SameFight.org is an organization set up to assist families of children in the Floyd, Virginia community that are fighting cancer.
    221 Sumpter Circle | Floyd, VA 24091 | 267.6915 | website
  • Strengthening Our System, Inc.
    Strengthening Our System, Inc. is a private, for-profit human services agency serving children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities and/or Mental Health issues in the New River Valley and Roanoke Valley Regions.
    464 Christiansburg Pike NE| Floyd, VA 24091 | 540-585-4078 | website

Civic Organizations

This is a partial listing:

  • American Legion Post 127
    Serving those who have served in the military.
    285 Silverleaf Lane SE | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.745.7742 | website
  • Floyd County Chamber of Commerce
    Preserving Tradition – Embracing The Future
    109 East Main St. | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.4407 | website
  • Floyd County Farm Bureau
    To enhance, primarily through advocacy, education and communication, the agricultural interests of Farm Bureau members through economic, political and social programs.
    335 East Oxford Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.2021 | FAX 745.2062
  • Floyd County Women’s Club
    PO Box 644 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.4592 | website
  • Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway / Rocky Knob Chapter
    A non-profit volunteer organization located in Virginia and North Carolina, whose mission is to preserve, promote,
    and enhance the Blue Ridge Parkway.
    772.2992| website
  • Rotary Club of Floyd
    PO Box 473 | Epperly Mill Road | Floyd,VA 24091 | website
  • Floyd Center for the Arts
  • Floyd Artists Association
  • Floyd Community Theatre Guild
  • Floyd County Historical Society
  • Floyd County Humane Society
  • Floyd Friends of Asylum Seekers

Recreation, Fitness, and Outdoor Activities

  • Floyd County Recreation Department
  • Floyd Fitness Center 119 Parkview Road, Floyd, VA 540-745-PUMP We offer a variety of fitness, health, & movement classes – not just your typical aerobics classes. We have a beautiful classroom filled with natural light from skylights. Our class offerings vary slightly from month to month, and we are always looking for new classes to try.
  • Turman Sports Complex 401 Kyle Weeks Road, Willis, VA 540-789-4069
  • Buffalo Mountain Ziplines
    Southwest Virginia’s newest and biggest zipline canopy tour! Our 8 ziplines take you soaring through the canopy from treetop to treetop giving you a whole new take on nature. We welcome ages 3 and up so we are great for the whole family!! Maximum weight limit is 250lbs. No minimum.
    3253 Black Ridge Road | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540-200-5234 | website
  • Healthy Floyd
    Healthy Floyd works in collaboration to promote a culture of health and wellness in Floyd County, Virginia by offering diverse opportunities that encourage all members of the community to live a positive, healthy lifestyle.   website
  • On the Water in Floyd
    Enjoy the waters of the Little River in Floyd. Guided trips, Fishing Trips, Canoe, Kayak and Tube rentals. Customize your river experience to fit Your Time.
    1953 Thunderstruck Rd. | Floyd, VA 24091 | 838.1877 | website
  • Hiking in Floyd County
  • Rutters Martial Arts
    Grandmaster Instructor, Scott Rutter, has over 30 years of experience. & time World Champion and Hall of Fame Inductee. He offers classes for ages 3 to adult, teaching respect, discipline, focus, managing moods, self-defense, and more. Family environment and family classes are also available.
    117 A W Main St. | Floyd, VA 24091 | 276-340-3944 |
  • Living Light Holistic Health Center and Yoga Studio
    Yoga classes, massage, Rolfing.
    407 Slusher Store Road NE | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.5483 | website
  • The June Bug Center for the Arts and Educationhosts dance, yoga, gymnastics, and aikido classes

Healthcare & Wellness

Primary/Family Practice

  • Carilion Family Medicine
    PO Box 99 | 911 East Main Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.2031
  • Tri-Area Community Health Centers
    Tri-Area Community Health Center in Floyd provides primary care for all ages from birth to golden years. 140 Christiansburg Pike | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540-745-9292 | 540-745-2292 | website

Other

  • Healing Tree Wellness Center
    Pain relief and health recovery “where the impossible is possible”
    201 E Main Street, Suite 14 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.3030 | website
  • Marilyn’s Cleansing Spa
    A place to relax, renew, rejuvenate and live a healthier lifestyle. Experience a variety of treatments and products designed to produce results and help you look and feel your best. You are in good hands…
    202 Oxford Street | Floyd, VA 24091 | 321.624.5866 | website

Counseling & Mindfulness Providers

  • Floyd Focusing
    Focusing is a learnable body awareness skill that improves our ability to live confidently connected to our own inner knowing.
    178 Zephyr Circle | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.552.0203 | website
  • GreeneCare Counseling
    Provides behavioral health services from a licensed provider with a focus on animal assisted therapy. “We recognize that sometimes sitting in an office is effective and sometimes we need a little more. We aim to integrate animals and the beautiful countryside of Floyd County as partners in our journey to physical and behavioral health.
    401 South Locust Street Suite 102 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.4700 | website
  • Tom Bufano Counseling
    A Licensed Professional Counselor with over 30 years of experience in mental health.
    2136 Franklin Pike, SE | Floyd, VA | 540-713-3079
  • InStill Mindfulness SWVA
    InStill Mindfulness SWVA is a nonprofit committed to instilling mindfulness throughout Southwest Virginia, through education and outreach.  We have three major program streams: InSchools, which provides in-depth mindfulness training to faculty in the region’s public schools, completely free of charge, InSight, which offers retreats and classes to the public, and InStore, which delivers mindfulness-based solutions to businesses.
    PO Box 537 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.227.6377 | website

Chiropractors

  • Collins Chiropractic Clinic, LLC
    PO Box 322 | 346 Parkview Road | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.6494 | website
  • Manifesting Wellness Family Chiropractor
    Family centered chiropractic care specializing in prenatal, pediatrics, special needs patients, genetic-based individual nutrition and structural and tonal adjusting.
    203 W Main St, Lower Level | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.328-5058 | website

Nursing homes, Rehab, Hospice, and Physical therapy

  • Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care
    End of life care for persons with terminal illness and their families.
    401 Technology Lane, Suite 200 | Mount Airy, NC 27030 | 336.789.2922 | website
  • Skyline Nursing and Rehab
    Providing rehab services including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.
    237 Franklin Pike Rd. | PO Box 508 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 540.745.2016
  • Wall Residences Inc.
    718 Franklin Pike | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.4216 | 392.4381 | website 

Vision & Hearing

  • Floyd Vision Care 745-3100 | 112B West Main St. | Floyd, VA
  • Commonwealth Eye Center 211 W. Main St. Floyd, VA 745-8733
  • Eye Candy Optical, LLC
    Eye Candy Optical, LLC is a full service optical dispensary. Eye Candy Optical is fully equipped with state-of-the-art on-site optical processing equipment designed to cater to a wide range of eye care needs, including adjustments, repairs and same day prescription eyewear in many cases.
    203 South Locust Street Suite B | Floyd, VA 24091  | 808.5123 | website
  • New River Valley Hearing
    Licensed clinical audiologist.  Hearing evaluations for all ages, Complete hearing aid service.       Village Green, 201 East Main Street, Suite 9 | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.8327 | website

Hardware Stores

Landscaping

  • Beegle Landscaping & Lawn Care
    616 Deerfield Lane NE | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.6507 | website
  • Rakestraw Lawn Care
    Mowing, landscaping, and hardscapes. Commercial and residential, free estimates, professional and dependable, serving the New River and Roanoke Valley.
    6000 Floyd Hwy North | Check, VA 24072 | 540.651.4803
  • Riverbend Nursery, Inc
    1295 Mt. Elbert Rd NW | Riner, VA 24149 | 763.3362 | website
  • Wood Thrush Native Plant Nursery
    Our nursery is dedicated to discovering, growing, and promoting rare and unusual plants that are native to the Appalachian region.
    1097 Beaver Creek Rd, NW | Floyd, VA 24091 |215-272-1843 | website
  • Wildwood Farms
    Local daylily garden, we offer landscaping and mowing services.
    2380 Floyd Hwy South | Floyd, VA 24091 | 745.5155

Music Venues & Festivals

Floyd is famous for its music venues and festivals.

Music venues

Annual Music Festivals

Check the Visit Floyd, VA events webpage for more info on fun things to do and see throughout the year.

Retail Shops

Arts, Handcrafts, & Galleries

Food & Dining

Breweries, Distilleries, Spirits, and Wineries

Economic Development
Floyd County encourages good, community-friendly business development to provide local jobs and investment. The high-quality education system, advanced telecommunication system, strong workforce, and low-tax environment make Floyd County the ideal location for small to medium-sized businesses. For more information, please see Starting/Expanding a Small Business, Demographics/Workforce Info, Sites and Spaces Available, Business-Friendly Location, and Regional Assets and Resources. For more information, please call the Floyd County Economic Development Office at 540-745-9300 or visit the website