Photo - Barter Theatre, Abingdon, VA
Washington County, Virginia was created in 1777 from Fincastle County. Washington County was named for General George Washington during the American Revolution.
Washington County, Virginia boasts a thriving arts and crafts scene and also attracts visitors seeking the scenic recreation afforded by the Virginia Creeper Trail and the Appalachian Trail. Washington County, VA has a unique combination of assets that has help businesses prosper - everything from workforce training programs to developed industrial sites adjacent to Interstate 81 to fit your business needs.
Washington County has a population of 54,827 and a total area of 556 square miles. In addition, the City of Bristol, Virginia, one of Virginia's Independent Cities, has a population of 17,750 and an area comprising 13 square miles.