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The Roanoke Valley is located in southwest Virginia, and proximity to major interstates puts it within 500 miles of many of the major business, economic, and population regions of the United States. It is located at the southern end of the famous Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with the Blue Ridge Mountains to the southeast and the Appalachian range to the northwest.
While significant areas of the county are rural and mountainous, most residents live in the suburbs near Roanoke and Salem in the Roanoke Valley. Roanoke is the commercial and cultural hub of much of the surrounding area of Virginia and Southwest Virginia. Roanoke's festivals and cultural events include the Chili Cook-Off, Festival in the Park, Local Colors Festival, Henry Street Festival, Big Lick Blues Festival, Strawberry Festival, and the large red, white, and blue illuminated Mill Mountain Star on Mill Mountain, which is visible from many points in the city and surrounding valley.
The Roanoke Valley, with its mountain beauty, historic heritage and southern grace is a sightseers paradise. Wherever your interest leads you - into the wonders of science and nature, the lessons of history or the beauty of art - the Valley is sure to please. Visitors of all ages are sure to have mountains of fun!