City At A Glance
About Abingdon, VA
Arts and recreation, combined with a mild climate, earned Abingdon national recognition as a retirement destination from Where to Retire and Wall Street Journal. Abingdon's art scene thrives from the historic Barter Theater and Virginia Highlands Festival. Its location in the Blue Ridge Highlands of Southwest Virginia offers bikers and hikers the scenic Virginia Creeper Trail and Appalachian Trail, while anglers enjoy year-round fishing.