Home to the University of Virginia, Charlottesville offers a rich diversity, outstanding quality of life and a thriving economy with strong sectors in bioscience, business and finance, and education technology. Accolades for “C’ville” have included Best Place to Live in America, Best Digital City and Best Place to Start a Small Business.
Charlottesville and Albemarle County are also known for stunning natural beauty, abundant outdoor activities, and popular historic sites (think Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello), and it’s the region’s largest in both population and acres. A big annual attraction is the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival.
Nationally recognized companies doing business in Charlottesville and Albemarle County include Apex Clean Energy, Emerson, Northrop Grumman, S&P Global Market Intelligence and WillowTree.
Thinking about moving to Charlottesville and Central Virginia? Be sure to check out the new edition of Livability Central Virginia.
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