Our Community

Charlottesville consistently ranks among the top cities in the country for quality-of-life.

Top 100 Best Places to Live (#5) - Livability 

Best Small Cities in the U.S. - National Geographic Travel 

Best Small Town Main Street in America (#2) - Country Living 

Happiest Cities in the United States (#3) - National Geographic 

Most Beautiful College Campus in America (#1) - Best College Review 

The 20 Best College Towns in America (#11) - Business Insider 

Best College Town (#2) - Southern Living

Best Cities for Entrepreneurs (#4) - Entrepreneur

Charlottesville is a unique and thriving community.

Beautiful and historic neighborhoods.

Top-rated school systems.

Family-friendly activities and events. 

Locally-owned restaurants and businesses.

Live music and active night life. 

Picturesque wineries and breweries.

Please visit the Charlottesville Albemarle Visitors Bureau for a list of area resources.