Why should you come to Russell County, VA? 

Located in far Southwest Virginia, Russell County is the perfect location for your next great adventure with friends, family, or by yourself!....

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Come Experience...

Outdoor Recreation

There is something for all ages and interests. You can hit out multiple ATV Trails.

Hike our Nature Preserves. Explore the Channels - one of Virginia's most unique rock formations.

Canoe or toss a line at our rivers and lakes. Or just take a scenic drive on our country roads.

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History & Culture

Our region is rich with culture and history.

From our ancestors that settled in the mountains and lived off the land, to the railroad bringing goods and services to the county, and the coal mining industry coming to our mountains.

You'll find many historic sites, museums, and homes that tell our story.

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Festivals, Fairs, and concerts are a way of life in Appalachia, especially in Southwest Virginia.

From Spring to the Fall, you'll find a festivity every weekend that features he unique culture, food, music and local arts and crafts of our region.

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Eat, Drink, & Shop

Looking for some good Appalachian cookin' or wanting to try some of the craft beers come and check out the local breweries in the county.

Come check out all of our unique local shops throughout the county.

You can find just about anything you can think of - from the latest fashion to the best outdoor equipment you can find.

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On the Water

From rivers to lakes to waterfalls, we've got it all! Whether you and your family want to spend a leisurely afternoon floating down the river, fishing a lake on the top of a mountain or hitting whitewater in your kayak - Russell County is the place for you.

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