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Lynchburg is located 52 miles east of Roanoke, along Highway 29. It is situated in the eastern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Central Virginia. The James River and Holliday Lake State Park are nearby.

The Lynchburg area reflects a varied history which includes Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest and the Civil War with its end at Appomattox. In 1757, John Lynch started a ferry service at Lynch's Landing across the James. In 1786, the Virginia General Assembly established Lynchburg as a town. Today, Lynchburg boats five National Register Historic Districts with some of the most notable architecture on the east coast.

The city comprises a population of more than 96,000, including the suburbs of Madison Heights, Timberlake and Forest. Companies such as General Electric, Ericsson, Framatone, Babcock & Wilcox, and J. Crew are located in Lynchburg. The Lynchburg area also is home to four area private colleges and a public community college.

Lynchburg is part of the Lynchburg, Virginia metro area.

Gilfield Village | Miller Home |
Art Cherry Tree Players |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Lynchburg Mansion Inn | Lynchburg Mansion Inn Bed & Breakfast |
Golf Putt-Putt Golf & Games of Lynchburg | Virginia Baptist Hospital & Lynchburg General |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Liberty Village |
Shopping Boonsboro Shopping Center | Wooden Chair |
Transportation Lynchburg Regional Airport |

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04/14 Coming to The area
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest, 5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.
Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival Richmond VA September28-29 Richmond's 17th Street Market will be magically transformed into an authentic Italian village for this year’s 8th Annual Italian Festival.