• Visiting us in Nelson County? Be sure to check out our Resources for Visitors •

NELSON COUNTY offers visitors the opportunity to experience the wilderness and rich rural traditions of those who love to call it home. The county’s mountainous terrain offers vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the deep green splendor of the George Washington National Forest, with the wide, winding James River forming the southeast boundary. Within this bounty of natural beauty are miles are hiking trails, crystal-clear fishing streams, historic family farms and orchards, picturesque vineyards, inviting tap rooms and unparalleled views.


Are you planning on visiting Nelson County? Be sure to check out our EVENTS CALENDAR and RESOURCES FOR VISITORS to assist in preparing for your adventure!

Broadband Internet

The Nelson County Broadband Authority is working on enhancing and expanding Internet services in the county. We need your input!

Winter in Nelson County Virginia

Upcoming Events

Sat 13

Notice of Office Holiday Closing

February 13 - February 15
Wed 24

Planning Commission Meeting

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Wednesday until December 28, 2016

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