Blacksburg Named No. 1 Place for Families

Monday, December 17th, 2012 / No Comments »

We totally knew it! That’s why we created the Mt. Tabor Meadows community in the heart of Blacksburg!

Homes.com has ranked Blacksburg the No. 1 Best City to Raise a Family. The national real estate website said a great educational base and abundance of economic opportunities as reasons for Blacksburg receiving the top spot.  Blacksburg ranked ahead of 2) Raleigh, NC ; 3) Plano, TX; 4) Tampa, FL; 5) Boston, MA; 6) Rochester, MN; 7) Pocatello, ID; 8) Phoenix, AZ; 9) Honolulu, HI; and 10) Lincoln, NE.

The complete write up about Blacksburg by Homes.com is provided below.

“In 2011, Business Week named Blacksburg the “Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids.” Home to Virginia Tech, Moog Inc. and the National Weather Service, Blacksburg has a great educational base as well as plenty of economic opportunities. The city is known for its affordable living costs, low crime rates and exceptional schools. Blacksburg is brimming with family-friendly amenities and features a community center with an indoor pool and a nine-hole municipal golf course.”

To view a comprehensive listing of community accolades, visit Accolades.YesMontgomeryVA.org.

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