Counties, Cities & Towns

County of Augusta
County of Bath
County of Highland
County of Rockbridge
County of Rockingham

City of Buena Vista
City of Harrisonburg
City of Lexington
City of Staunton
City of Waynesboro

Town of Bridgewater
Town of Broadway
Town of Craigsville
Town of Dayton
Town of Elkton
Town of Glasgow
Town of Goshen
Town of Grottoes
Town of Monterey
Town of Mount Crawford
Town of Timberville

Regional, Media, Chambers of Commerce, and Higher Education

Shenandoah Valley Partnership
Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board
Shenandoah Valley Technology Council
JMU Small Business Development Center
JMU Research and Program Innovation Program
JMU College of Integrated Science and Technology

The Recorder (Highland-Bath)
Daily News Record (Harrisonburg)
News Leader (Staunton)
News Virginian (Waynesboro)

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber
Augusta Regional Chamber
Lexington-Rockbridge Chamber
Highland County Chamber
Bath County Chamber

Blue Ridge Community College
Bridgewater College
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Eastern Mennonite University
James Madison University
Mary Baldwin College
Southern Virginia University
Virginia Military Institute
Washington & Lee University

Virginia Links

Commonwealth of Virginia Homepage
Office of the Governor
General Assembly
State Agencies Website List
Commission on Local Government
Division of Legislative Services
Rural Virginia Prosperity Commission
VA Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
VA Department of Business Assistance
VA Center for Health Statistics
VA Center for Information Technology
VA Department of Conservation and Recreation
VA Economic Development Partnership
VA Department of Education
VA Department of Emergency Management
VA Employment Commission
VA Department of Environmental Quality
VA Housing Development Authority
VA Health Information Center
VA Department of Housing and Community Development
VA Department of Taxation
VA Department of Transportation
VA Office of Commerce and Trade
VA Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership
VA State Climatology Office
VA State Police
Virginia Institute for Government
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service (UVA)

Federal Government Links & Other Government Links

The White House
U.S. Senator
U.S. Senator
U.S. Senate
Sixth District Congressional Representative: Hon. Bob Goodlatte
U.S. House of Representatives
First Gov (U.S. Gov. portal)
Bureau of the Census
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Education
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Department of Labor
Economic Development Administration
Environmental Protection Agency
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Library of Congress
Rural Development
Small Business Administration
U.S. Geological Survey
Appalachian Regional Commission
National Atlas Mapping
National Agricultural Library
Rural Information Center

Statistics and Data Links

Central Shenandoah Valley Regional Data Center
VA Stat (UVA Weldon Cooper Center)
American Factfinder (U.S. Census – User Friendly)
Virginia Employment Commission: Labor Market Information
Commonwealth Data Point (VA Auditor of Public Accounts)
FedStats.Gov (Gateway to Stats from over 100 agencies)
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of the Census
Community Health Indicators
Historical United States Census
National Economic Indicator Statistics
U.S. Agricultural Census 2002
USDA Economic Research Service
Virginia Agricultural Statistics
Virginia Center for Health Statistics
Virginia Tourism Corporation
Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Organizations and Association

Virginia Association of Counties
Virginia Municipal League
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
International City / County Management Association
National Association of Counties
National Association of Development Organizations

Smart Growth/Rural Conservation

Valley Conservation Council
Shenandoah Valley Pure Water 2000
Farmland Information Library
Firewise Communities
Green Communities (EPA)
Livable Communities (EPA)
Smart Growth Network
Smart Growth America
Rockbridge Area Conservation Council


511 Traveler Information Service
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Convention & Visitors’ Bureau
Crossroads of the Shenandoah Valley (ASW)
Lexington and Rockbridge Area Visitors’ Center
Highland County/Monterey
Bath County/Hot Springs/Warm Springs
Virginia Tourism Corporation
Waynesboro Tourism


Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Augusta Medical Center
Stonewall Jackson Hospital
Central Shenandoah Health District