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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 of 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!

2020 Voter Registration & Absentee Voting Information

Please visit our Voter Information page.

Nelson County Emergency Alert System

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Broadband Internet

CVEC, Firefly Fiber Broadband have started fiber installation in Nelson County. Please visit FIREFLYVA for build schedule information and frequently asked questions.

Nelson County Virginia in the Fall

County Calendar

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Thu 22

DMV at Amherst Town Hall

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed 28

Planning Commission Meeting

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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