In Alleghany, we have folk art, not souvenirs. You’ll see more farms than fast food, and more cows than people. We’ve got true Appalachian mountain beauty, undiluted by large universities, parking garages, and light years away from the rat race. Alleghany is where you will still find unspoiled views, pristine nature, and quiet solitude. A place where life is still simple and the air is still clean.  

We are the heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Milepost 234, at Roaring Gap marks the geographic center of America’s most beloved roadway and our very own Cumberland Knob is where construction began back in 1935.  

We hope you enjoy your visit as much as we love living here. Maybe you’ll even decide to stay for a while.

Arts, culture, agriculture

If you’re looking to hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains, kayak the New River, or view local handmade pottery, we have that for you here in Alleghany County!

Healthy Alleghany County

Here in the Heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway, you can find access to top of the line healthcare, dietitians, and live a healthy lifestyle!



Alleghany offers any family or great outdoors-man an assortment of things to do.

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From live music, and outdoor sports, to arts and food, come experience some great events in Alleghany county.

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25th Year Alleghany County Fiddler’s Convention

July 19-20, 2019 will be the 25th year Fiddler’s Convention here in Alleghany County. Be sure to make plans to join us for the fun!