Many of the County Links
on the left will keep you specifically in or near Amherst County in the Central Area
region of Virginia. We add new listings and links on a regular basis so bookmark this page and check back often.
Amherst county contains many good examples of 18th, 19th and early 20th century rural and small town architecture. The downtown area of Amherst is a classic example of early 20th century commercial architecture. A number of hiking. biking, birding and wildlife trails wind through this county... worth spending time here for that.
Bear Mountain Indian Mission School, Edgewood, 1818, Edgewood, 1858, Fairview, Forest Hill, The Glebe, Dulwich Manor, and Tusculum are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.