Living in Charlottesville

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Welcome to Charlottesville, the City We Love

Located in Charlottesville, VA, The University of Virginia is situated in an award-winning area that is home to a thriving arts and music scene, a profusion of cultural events, and countless outdoor activities; no matter your interest, you can find it in Charlottesville. Albemarle County boasts a highly educated workforce, excellent school systems, top quality health care, and affordable living.

“Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just beyond the bustling DC area, Charlottesville is a ‘micropolitan’ masterpiece.”

Charlottesville (affectionately known as ‘Cville’) sits in close proximity to Washington D.C. and Richmond; Virginia Beach and the Chesapeake Bay are also within easy driving distance. Steeped in history, the region is flush with historical and recreational sites including Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Shenandoah National Park.

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