Welcome to Charlottesville Virginia- One of The Best Places to Live in America

Charlottesville City and Surrounding Albemarle County are consistently lauded as being one of the best places to live, do business, retire, and visit. Below are some resources to help you learn about this incredible community with its wealth of opportunity.

Learn more about Charlottesville's Awards and Recognitions.

Albemarle County

Our focus on innovation, ideas and opportunity make Albemarle an ideal place to cultivate your business


The City of Charlottesville

The City of Charlottesville is located in Central Virginia, approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia.


Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business, and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.


The University of Virginia

Founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, UVA is made of eleven schools in Charlottesville, as well as UVA Medical Center, a Top-Ranked U.S. Hospital, and Research Facility


Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Sentara Martha Jefferson has constantly evolved to meet the diverse healthcare needs of our patients. Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital was recognized by Soliant Health as the 2012 Most Beautiful Hospital in America.



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