Quality of Life
A beautiful country setting, near major cities, year-round recreation, a labor force with outstanding work ethics, and colleges and universities make Rockingham County, Virginia, a great place in which to work, live and play. The County offers many opportunities and amenities to citizens, visitors, and businesses alike.
  • An affordable cost of living and doing business,
  • Harrisonburg Rockingham MSA Ranked 10 in top 25 Metros for Quality Public Schools (more)
  • Harrisonburg Rockingham MSA a 5-Star Business Opportunity Metro (more)
  • Harrisonburg Rockingham MSA, Rated No. 2 Most Secure Place (more)
  • Excellent public school systems and higher education institutions, including James Madison University, Bridgewater College, Eastern Mennonite University, and Blue Ridge Community College. The colleges and universities offer area residents many cultural opportunities that are not available outside of an urban area.
  • Excellent commercial and industrial building sites, and a variety of residential neighborhoods,
  • An abundance of cultural amenities including many historical sites, and the Cross Keys and Port Republic Civil War Battlefields,
  • Many enjoyable camping and other outdoor recreational opportunities in the George Washington National Forest and Shenandoah National Park/Skyline Drive.
  • A major tourist attraction, the facilities of Massanutten Resort offer the amenities of a planned, four-season resort community,
  • Extensive local and state availability of funding and incentives for businesses, and much more!
These amenities and the surrounding beauty of the area are a main attraction for business and tourist. The County has become home to those who continually discover its beauty.
The heritage of the area is reflected in the attitude of its industrious and neighborly people.

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