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What Bert Has To Say About Lynchburg Metro Area

Lynchburg is a small Virginia city with an Old South feel and views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains. Downtown is a mix of old and new, and the city is known for the historic districts of refined homes on the surrounding hilltops. Five of these districts are included in the National Register of Historic Districts. Additionally, five small colleges give a minor college-town feel. The area has a few good museums and modest entertainment assets. Mountains to the west and Smith Mountain Lake to the south offer above average outdoor recreation.


Small city - West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Amherst County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Madison Heights, Amherst, ... 2 total
Zip Codes: 24572, 24521, ... 4 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Amherst

    The unemployment rate in Amherst County is 4.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Amherst County jobs have Decreased by 0.24 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Amherst County's cost of living is 10.70% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Amherst County's Cost of Living
    Amherst County's population is 31,914 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.67 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Amherst County is $146,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Amherst County public schools spend $10,301 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Amherst County. Learn more...

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