Albemarle County

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Albemarle County Fact Sheet

Albemarle County is known for its natural beauty, historic sites, and the University of Virginia, Albemarle County is also an ideal place to locate or expand a business.  Albemarle County is the region’s largest locality, both in terms of population and acres, offering businesses a highly educated and skilled workforce, exceptional transportation infrastructure, and an incomparable quality of life.  Strategically located in the heart of Virginia, Albemarle County benefits from easy access to road, rail, and air transportation.  Albemarle has multiple access points to Interstate 64, offering businesses easy access to I-95 and I-81; US Routes 29 and 250 also run through Albemarle.  Albemarle County is home to commercial and passenger rail service, including Amtrak, Norfolk Southern, and CSX and the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO), providing direct access to markets across the country.  Businesses in Albemarle leverage these substantial transportation resources to deliver goods and services to customers across the state, country, and globe. Albemarle County partners with the University of Virginia to unite the University’s intellectual firepower with Albemarle’s highly educated workforce, leading to unique opportunities for businesses in the area.  The County is home to North Fork and Fontaine Research Park, dynamic corporate communities that serve as a catalyst for the creation and enhancement of research and business collaboration.  The University’s innovative research and entrepreneurial support encourage Albemarle businesses’ diversity and success. For businesses seeking the unique combination of intellectual and transportation infrastructure, highly skilled workforce, an incomparable quality of life, and natural beauty, Albemarle County is the ideal location. 

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Barry Albrecht, Director, Economic Development Office
Phone: (434) 972-4016
Website: Albemarle County Economic Development

401 McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Call (434) 979-5610