The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce
albemarle Magazine is a proud Partner in Trust of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber of Commerce advocates, convenes, and engages to strengthen business in the greater Charlottesville region.
Our Chamber is transforming itself to better serve as the leading promoter and advocate for a vibrant, healthy business community. As the organization builds upon the accomplishments of the past and acknowledges the challenges and vast opportunities that lie ahead, our Board of Directors is committed to moving into the future with ingenuity, energy, and a strong, unified voice for business.
The world is watching Charlottesville. The Chamber has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to cast the net wide across the community, inviting all who can positively influence economic vitality and opportunity. By growing the Chamber’s network, forging highly intentional partnerships with both traditional and unexpected collaborators, and shining a light on every success it discovers, the Chamber will build enduring bridges to a more successful future.
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Virginia is for Lovers
There is so much to LOVE in Virginia! No matter who you are or what you love to do, be at the heart of it all in Virginia.
LOVE all four seasons. LOVE the mountains. LOVE the beaches. Choose big city life, find a rural retreat, or have both! LOVE the good economy. Virginia is one of the best places for business and enterpeneurship. LOVE the amazing schools, public and private. LOVE the diverse and eclectic music scene, galleries, theaters, and historic destinations. There’s a festival and or event on any given weekend. LOVE the Horse Country. LOVE the opportunities for excercise and fitness. LOVE the world-class, nationally ranked healthcare professionals and facilities. LOVE a great place to retire. LOVE the best BBQ, biscuits and gravy, and the best in fine dining. LOVE Virginia Wine Country, wine, ciders, beer and spirits that are beyond compare!
The Peyton Map, dated 1875
Courtesy of the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society
Albemarle County Established in 1744 by an act of the General Assembly, Albemarle County was named for the second Earl of Albemarle, then Governor General of the colony. Charlottesville, the county seat, is located 70 miles from Richmond, 120 miles from Washington, DC, and 20 minutes from the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) served by Delta, United, and American Airlines offers Central Virginia travelers over 50 daily non-stop flights. An amazing place to live or vacation all four seasons, Albemarle County and the city of Charlottesville offers fine dining, accommodations, scenic landscapes, and many links to our American heritage. When visiting this spectacular region, be sure to take advantage of its many cultural and educational amenities: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Monroe’s Highland, James Madison’s Montpelier, the University of Virginia, and its associated institutions.
Founded in 1940, the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society seeks to study, preserve and promote the history of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. www.albemarlehistory.org