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Rappahannock County land and farms are located in the rolling hills of the Virginia Piedmont, which offers beautiful mountain views from any property in the county. Rappahannock County residents are dedicated to preserving their county’s natural beauty, clean rivers, and dark skies, which has resulted in some of the most unspoiled views in the Blue Ridge Mountains; it’s one of the last places on the East Coast with clear views of the Milky Way. The county offers a bevy of real estate opportunities, including estates of all sizes and price ranges, farmland, riverfront land, commercial land, hunting land, and clear and forested acreages. Agriculture has a long history in Rappahannock County and continues to be a major industry: orchards and vegetable farms make up a large chunk of county farmland, with beef cattle farms making up most of the ranches. Students attend Rappahannock County’s accredited elementary and high school, with a graduation rate of 94% and 80% of students going on to higher education.
Named after the country’s longest free-flowing river, Rappahannock County land and farms are a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. The stunning Rappahannock River is home to a diverse range of freshwater fish, including smallmouth bass, redbreast sunfish, herring, shad, perch, and catfish. History buffs also find their way to Rappahannock County land and farms. Rappahannock County’s seat of Washington is one of the oldest frontier towns in the United States and hosts historic buildings and districts that offer glimpses into United States history around every corner. Nine award-winning wineries call Rappahannock County home, along with two distilleries, two breweries, and a cidery and meadery. After a day out, residents can take in shows at one of the county’s three performing arts theaters or explore the art scene through the Annual Rappahannock County Arts Tour.