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Located in the north of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg, VA land and farms offer stunning mountain views with urban amenities. The city is one of the most diverse in the state, with Harrisonburg City Public Schools students speaking upward of 55 languages in addition to English. This diversity has led to a thriving cultural and educational scene, partly facilitated by the local James Madison University. Language learning software company Rosetta Stone was founded in Harrisonburg, whose major industries also include technology, transportation, and manufacturing. Business owners are attracted to Harrisonburg, VA land and farms by their prime location. The city is within a day’s drive of Boston, Atlanta, Nashville, Indianapolis, and Detroit and features easy access to industrial rail lines. Travel + Leisure named Harrisonburg one of its “Favorite Towns in America” in 2016, and Blue Ridge County Magazine calls it one of the country's “Happiest Mountain Towns.”
Properties in Harrisonburg include estates of all sizes and price ranges, riverfront land, farmland, historic properties, commercial and residential land, and acreages in the surrounding forests. Land and farms in Harrisonburg, VA have access to the city’s bustling downtown, which has strong culinary and arts scenes. Harrisonburg fosters a collection of education and art centers, artists’ residencies, studios, and programs. The annual Super Gr8 Film Festival challenges filmmakers to shoot only on Super 8 film, local Larkin Arts community art center offers a fine arts gallery and a small art school, and the OASIS Fine Art and Craft gallery features the work of over 35 local artists and artisans. If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle, Harrisonburg’s location in the Blue Ridge Mountains offers many opportunities for hiking, hunting, and fishing at nearby Lake Shenandoah.