Economic Development


Welcome to Appomattox County. We hope you'll discover the many reasons why businesses and individuals call Appomattox County home. Explore our site and learn why location, land resources, workforce, economic development, history, culture and most importantly, quality of life, combine to make Appomattox the perfect location for a new or expanding business.


The Appomattox Community shares a common vision of a prosperous future built upon a strengthened and diversified tax base, the upgraded capacity of public services, and the enhancement of those characteristics that support the family and that help form the fabric of our daily lives. Success will be achieved by emphasizing the community's strengths and opportunities, including its history, location and work ethic, while mitigating weaknesses and threats by dealing with issues in a planned and prioritized manner.


Appomattox is located in the heart of beautiful and historic Virginia, about 20 miles southwest of the state's geographic center. It is in the central Atlantic Seaboard, with easy access to major East Coast and Midwestern markets. Within a day's drive are Atlanta, Charlotte, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. Appomattox is also strategically located along long haul natural gas and fiber transmission lines, including the Mid-Atlantic Broadband fiber backbone, one of the most advanced fiber networks in the world.

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Thank you for visiting the Economic Development website for Appomattox County, Virginia. We look forward to assisting you as your business grows and your needs change. We aim to make business growth less stressful and more rewarding for all involved. Please contact us to find out even more about our community.

We look forward to talking more with you about the possibilities of starting, moving or expanding your business right here in beautiful and historic Appomattox County, Virginia. Appomattox County - Your Place to Make History!