Surrounding Area Information

Surrounding Area Information

Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce

Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce

Franklin County
Population 56,159
Tax rate $.61/100
Rocky Mount 16 miles
Dinner theater at Ferrum College, Booker T. Washington National Monument, hospital, shopping and restaurants

Bedford County
Population 78,997
Tax rate $.50/100
Bedford City 16 miles
Hospital, shopping, dining, Peaks of Otter, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, National D-Day Memorial

Roanoke Metropolitan Area
Population 250,000
30 – 45 minutes from the Lake
Colleges; major shopping centers; airport; restaurants; major hospitals, Carilion Health System, medical Center of Southwestern Virginia; Cultural Center: Center In The Square, Theater, Symphony, Arts and Museums

Lynchburg Metropolitan Area
Population 100,000
Fifty minutes from the Smith Mountai Lake Lake
Major shopping center, hospitals, airport

Pittsylvania County
Population 57,800
Chatham 20 miles
Tax rate $.62/100
Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce