Welcome to Charlottesville, a city rich in history, culture and beauty.  Consistently listed as one of the top cities to live, Charlottesville will not disappoint. Nestled at the foothills of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville and it’s surrounding counties are THE place to be! This area offers everything from Urban Downtown living to the beautiful landscape of farms and land that surrounds this gorgeous city. Centrally located in the heart of Virginia, just 2 hours from our Nation’s Capital, one hour from the State Capital and 3 hours to Virginia Beach.


Welcome to Charlottesville

Charlottesville Rankings

  • Top 100 Places to Live (#26) – 2013

  • America’s Best College Towns (#2) – Travel & Leisure 2013

  • America’s Smartest City – 2013

  • Top Ten Book-Loving Cities (#4) – 2013

  • Best Small Cities For Working Women (#4) – 2013

  • Most Romantic Cities (#4) – 2013

  • One of “America’s Best Intergenerational Communities” – Met Life & Generations United 2012

  • Tastiest Towns in the South (#5) – Southern Living Magazine April 2012

  • Small Community City for Overall Well-Being – Gallup 2012

  • Top Beer City (#8) – 2012

University of Virginia

U.S. News & World Report Rankings: America’s Best Colleges
Since U.S. News began a separate listing of the top 50 public universities, U.Va. has never been ranked lower than No. 2. And in the history of the U.S. News Rankings, U.Va. has never dropped out of the top 25 listing of all national universities.

  • 2nd Top Public School

  • 5th Best Undergraduate Business Programs

  • 24th Best National University

History Abounds

Home of 3 Presidents, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

James Madison’s Montpelier

James Monroe’s Ash-Lawn Highland