About Russell County

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!

Outdoor Recreation: With the plenty of beautiful nature areas, these locations provide users with a variety of outdoor activities including

- hiking, biking, horseback riding, kayaking, hunting, fishing, rock climbing, camping, ATV riding, bird watching, plant and animal viewing, and much more.

History & Culture: Beyond the bounty of outdoor recreation, visitors will discover the authentic culture of Southwest Virginia in Russell County.

Join our community in celebration at our festivals and award-winning County Fair and Horse Show. Discover our agrarian, mining, and railroading history at our museums and historic sites. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the region along our country roads and highways.