@MHCEDC

The MHCEDC is a nonprofit, public/private economic development organization committed to making Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia a prosperous region.

@Martinsville Small Business

Small businesses are an integral part of our national economy. More importantly, our local economy's growth is becoming more and more dependent on the development of small businesses. The Small, Minority & Entrepreneurial Division is your One-Stop-Shop for small business services. We provide free, hands-on business assistance for existing or start-up ventures.

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Phone

276.403.5940

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Address

191 Fayette St., Third Floor
PO Box 631
Martinsville, Virginia 24114

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Quality
of Life

When many people think of Martinsville-Henry County, Martinsville Speedway is most likely the first thing that comes to mind but we're so much more than that. Martinsville-Henry County is a great place to call home and offers its residents and visitors fun-filled experiences, arts and culture, quality healthcare and education systems, a great life-work balance, and yes, thrilling racing. Learn more about what makes Martinsville-Henry County the perfect place to live, work and play.

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia is very low. According to the ACCRA Cost of Living index, Martinsville's composite index score is 84.3 (national average = 100).

See how Martinsville-Henry County stacks up against the National Average comparson* for specific consumer categories.

*Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index - 2019 Q3 Data

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Culture

Home to a Smithsonian affiliated Natural History, a community theatre, a college theatre, a first-class art museum and an emerging artisan center, Martinsville-Henry County offers an array of artistic and cultural entertainment.

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With almost 100 clear days, 45 inches of rain, and only 10 inches of snowfall on average each year, this is the perfect place to bring your business and to raise a family.

 

Avg. High (°F)

Avg. Low (°F)

Avg. Precip

JAN

46°

21°

3.8"

FEB

50°

22°

3.4"

MAR

59°

29°

4.5"

APR

69°

38°

3.2"

MAY

76°

48°

4.3"

JUN

84°

57°

4.0"

JUL

87°

63°

4.4"

AUG

86°

61°

3.5"

SEP

79°

54°

4.3"

OCT

70°

41°

3.5"

NOV

60°

31°

3.1"

DEC

50°

24°

3.1"

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Climate

The climate in Martinsville-Henry County is perfect for those who like their winters just a little cool and their summers delightful. The view of the Blue Ridge Mountains highlights our breath-taking spring and spectacular autumn.

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Sports

As you might imagine, racing at all levels is a popular past-time in Martinsville-Henry County. But if speed isn't what you're after, you'll enjoy a variety of other activities from golf to canoeing to spectator sports like baseball.

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Recreation

Recreational opportunities abound in Martinsville-Henry County. You are sure to find something just your speed - whether catching record-setting trout in the Smith River or hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Healthcare

Healthcare

We take your health seriously and have the medical infrastructure to see that you receive the best care. Learn more about our facilities.

Housing

Housing

With a wide variety of housing options and prices up to 30% below the national average, Martinsville-Henry County is the perfect place for you to purchase your next home. The median sales price of a home in our region is $116,450 (Oct 2019), and there is a wide variety of types and sizes to choose from.

Enjoy our lower annual real estate tax too.

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Education

K-12 Education

Quality education is available for students of all ages in Martinsville-Henry County. Learn more about our educational institutions.