Region One

Contact:

Robyn Lee
276-254-2396

Region One includes the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe, and the cities of Bristol, Galax and Norton. The Appalachian Mountains run through many of the 13 counties and three cities that comprise the region.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Region One’s current projects can be found at the link below.

REGION ONE SNAPSHOT

Population: 381,015

Average Annual Wage: $34,237

Unemployment Rate: 4.1%

Targeted Industries:

Advanced Manufacturing

Energy and Minerals

Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Information and Emerging Technologies