Washington County, VA

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. 
Area Profiles Home Pages
Census Bureau Profile* Washington County
Washington County Data Sheet*        City of Bristol, VA
  Wash. Co. VA. Chamber of Commerce      
  Bristol Chamber of Commerce
  Economic Development (County)
  Economic Development (City)
  Bristol Utilities
News Media  
Bristol Herald-Courier  
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