Known by locals as “Rocktown,” Harrisonburg is a fusion of academics, medicine, the arts, and outdoor recreational activities.

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A Community Built on Education

Driven largely by James Madison University, Harrisonburg is a community rich in academics and bursting with energy. The fusion of nearby Eastern Mennonite University and Bridgewater College offer an additional academic element to this vibrant community.

Mountain Biking Hot Spot

Named by National Geographic magazine as one of "America's Ten Best Mountain Biking Towns," you'll never be at a shortage for trails when you're ready for an adventure.

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A True Retirement Destination

Forbes Magazine recognized Harrisonburg as one of the "Best Places to Retire," due to it's affordable cost of living, variety of activities, and exceptional quality of life.

A Trendsetter and a Trailblazer

Harrisonburg has the distinct honor being named the first "Designated Arts & Cultural District" and the first "Culinary District" in Virginia.

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