• Innovation. Collaboration. Economic Growth.

    Our region, with a quarter of a million people, boasts an urban hub, notable history and a dedication to excellence. 

  • Diverse. Loyal. Skilled.

    With a dynamic labor force and an abundance of continuing education opportunities the Lynchburg Region provides a strong talent pipeline.  

  • Adventure. Beauty. Ease.

    An outdoor lover's dream, the Lynchburg Region offers vast outdoor wonders in a quiet, beautiful and historic setting.

  • Start. Grow. Thrive.

    Success is simple here. From entrepreneur to industry,
    the Lynchburg Region has resources for you.

  • Young. Talented. Opportunist

    The Lynchburg region is filled with young, motivated talent. The city's median age is 28 and the region is home to eight colleges and universities.

The Lynchburg Region


259,950 people, 2,000 square miles, eight colleges and universities

The Lynchburg Region is comprised of the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell; the City of Lynchburg; and the Towns of Altavista, Amherst, and Appomattox. 

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Standard Insurance to create 234 jobs in Altavista

Altavista lands Standard Insurance through competitive recruitment process

Lynchburg Welcomes Convergys, Leader in Global Customer Management

Convergys Corporation, a global leader in customer management, will open a new location in Lynchburg, Virginia later this year. 

Governor Northam Announces $6.5 Million Investment in Bedford County

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Smyth Companies, a leader in the printing and packaging industry, has invested $6.5 million in new equipment at its printing operation in the Town of Bedford in Bedford County. 

“Pacific Life is looking forward to launching our new term-life insurance operation in the City of Lynchburg. The diverse and educated workforce of Virginia will allow us to continue providing superior customer service to our policy owners as we expand into new markets.”

Jim Morris

President and CEO, Pacific Life

"It's the colloboration that's most important. We have been able to bring together the community college, a number of buisnesses and the school systems to ensure a highly-trained workforce is available to companies within the region."

Nat Marshall

Chairman, Region 2000 Workforce Development Board

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