Welcome home!

Consistently ranked one of the top places to live and work in the United States, Charlottesville is a near-perfect place to call home. Residents enjoy outstanding recreational and dining amenities, premiere educational options at every level, safe environment, and much more. We've put together the resources below to help you settle in.


Charlottesville has been ranked:

  • Happiest Place to Retire in the U.S., 2019 - Kiplinger
  • One of the Healthiest Communities in America, 2019 - U.S. News & World Report, Aetna Foundation
  • No. 5 Best Place to Live in the U.S., 2018 - Livability

Explore Charlottesville


Commmunity Resources

Recreation & Attractions

Dining & Groceries


Charlottesville has a variety of and close proximity to transportation methods, on top of being a very walkable and bikeable city.