Greenbrier Valley

Inspired by rich cultural influences, the Greenbrier Valley provides those mountain retreats you've been longing for.

Welcome to the Neighborhood

 

Is your planner packed with out-of-town meetings and work travel? In the Greenbrier Valley, you can enjoy serene mountain living, while also staying close to major metropolitan areas. Head just up the road to nearby Roanoke or make a short weekend trip to Richmond, where the Atlantic coastline is within reach. In your new neck of the woods, travel for leisure or business is easy.

 

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Do you have your heart set on moving to the Greenbrier Valley? Applications are now open, so start filling out your application and begin your ascent today.

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Education

A part of the West Virginia education system, the Greenbrier Valley is home to the Greenbrier County school system as well as several private school options.  Find a wide selection of preschool and elementary options, ranging from faith-based programs such as First Steps Preschool to the public Lewisburg Elementary School. Secondary students will succeed at either Eastern Greenbrier Middle School or Greenbrier East High School.

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Community Organizations

With a wide variety of community organizations, the Greenbrier Valley is the perfect place to find where you belong. Make an impact with the Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation where service and endowment programs are generating funds for everything from the arts to education. Get connected to long-standing regional traditions with the State Fair of West Virginia, whether through volunteering your time or entering into a classic fair competition.

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Local Employment

Is someone joining you on your adventure? With a wide variety of industries available, your partner is sure to find the place for them. The home of America’s Resort and several West Virginia state parks and forests, the Greenbrier Valley is the perfect spot for those in the hospitality or tourism fields. The Greenbrier Resort is a major employer in the area, with jobs ranging from culinary internships to event coordination. A major agricultural hub, the Greenbrier Valley is also home to acres of farmland. With both small family farms and suppliers of international companies, the rolling hills of Greenbrier Valley are rich with opportunity. In the healthcare field? At the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, medical professionals train our nation’s future doctors.

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Healthcare

The Greenbrier Valley Medical Center awaits in the heart of the Greenbrier Valley, ready to handle all of your healthcare needs. Looking for more specialized services? Just up the road in Beckley, you will find Raleigh General Hospital and Beckley ARH Hospital, both boasting a wide variety of services. The nearby West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine provides a wide variety of community health resources and programs as well.

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Come see for yourself

You don’t have to make the move with Ascend to experience everything West Virginia has to offer. While you wait to submit your application, head to our hills for a scenic road trip or relaxing getaway. West Virginia has the perfect escape for every traveler, with luxurious stays and action-packed adventure. Start planning your trip with the help of Greenbrier Valley CVB.

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Want to try before you buy?

In partnership with Airbnb, accepted applicants can test the Ascend West Virginia lifestyle before they make their move! Our remote workers can enjoy a stay in a cozy vacation home and take working from the mountains for a test drive.

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Meet Your Community Contact

Hi! I’m Ryan, your Greenbrier Valley Experience Coordinator. I’ll be helping you navigate the Ascend WV program from the day you submit your application and beyond. Have a question or want to chat? Reach out to me at [email protected] to talk about all things Ascend Greenbrier Valley.

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