Life in the Roanoke Valley

Located in the heart of Southwest Virginia, the Roanoke Valley serves as the area's cultural, economic, education and entertainment center with about 295,000 citizens.

The metropolitan area includes Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Salem, Vinton, Botetourt County and Franklin County. Roanoke offers practically all of the amenities found in a large city but without the traffic congestion, urban sprawl and pollution.

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