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Washington County, Va., has many successful businesses and an industrial park with room for more companies.
K-VA-T Food Stores has a new headquarters building in downtown Abingdon, Va.
Five industrial parks and a proactive Industrial Development Authority have helped the Abingdon, VA region to attract – and keep – a variety of companies.
The Abingdon, VA area has two industrial parks that have graded shovel-ready sites for industries looking to make the investment.
Abingdon, VA company Utility Trailers experienced a tornado in April 2011, and has already expanded its business less than a year later.
A tornado in Glade Spring near Abingdon, VA claimed four lives in 2011 and more than 400 homes and buildings, but brought the community together through volunteering workers.
Agriculture, manufacturing and tourism-related businesses are the main economic contributors to 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.
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