Charlottesville is Voted America's #1 Place to live by Ranked and Rated! 


Our city is a great place to live. We hope you find the information on this page very helpful. Charlottesville is nestled at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western central Virginia. The City has earned a reputation as being one of the most livable places in the country. In 2004 Charlottesville was given the distinction  by Ranked and Rated as the Best Place to Live in America. Charlottesville has also remained on Money Magazine's top 100 places to live.


Charlottesville has also earned a reputation as a writers' and readers' paradise. Every spring the city hosts an annual Virginia Festival of the Book that attracts thousands of avid readers form accross the country.





Local Info and Tourism:


Chamber of Commerce

Cville Visitors Bureau

Downtown Foundation

Childrens Discovery Museum


Virginia Wines

UVA Sports

Shanandoah National Park

Wintergreen Resort

Boars Head Inn


Local Govenment:


City of Chalottesville


Madison County

Louisa County

Nelson County






Local Media

Daily Progress

The Hook


Cavalier Daily 



The Arts:  

2nd Street Gallery

Live Arts

Paramount Theater