Where Success Is Always In Season
While traditional agriculture is strong, the County is experiencing agricultural diversity with the startup of vineyards, hard cider production and a local food system that is easily accessed through farmers markets, grocery stores and restaurants.
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Where Success Is Always In Season
Rockingham County is proud of its agricultural heritage and is the number one producer of eggs, dairy, beef and grain in Virginia. While traditional agriculture is strong, the County is experiencing agricultural diversity with the startup of...
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Where Success Is Always In Season
Fly into Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport - only a short 20 minute drive to Harrisonburg.
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Where Success Is Always In Season
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Where Success Is Always In Season
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Find Properties in Rockingham County
Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg form the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was named one of the Best Performing Small Metropolitan Areas in the US, according to the Milken Institute.

The Harrisonburg Metro Area has followed a plan of revitalization as historic homes are being converted to museums and professional buildings, local shops have been renovated to create new retail and dining experiences, and former factories and mills have been refurbished as modern living and working spaces.

Come be a part of this growing Metro.  Sites and buildings are available throughout the area.  Utilities and infrastructure are in place and ready for your project, including natural gas and fiber optics.

Workforce in Rockingham County
Rockingham County and the Harrisonburg Metro Area are home to a diverse, highly skilled and educated workforce.  Area businesses take advantage of a labor pool of more than 284,000 workers supplemented by 24,000 graduates from the region’s colleges and universities each year.
Incentives in Rockingham County
Local, regional and state incentives programs support the establishment of new facilities, the expansion of existing operations and job training.

Rockingham County and the Commonwealth of Virginia are committed to helping new and expanding employers succeed. A number of incentives programs are available, which range from tax credits and tax exemptions to grants and customized workforce development programs. 

Industries in Rockingham County
From healthcare to agriculture and logistics, Rockingham County and the Harrisonburg Metro Area are home to a diverse group of businesses in a wide cross-section of industries. These businesses harness our region’s skilled labor pool and thrive due to our business-friendly environment. 


Affordable Destination
The Harrisonburg MSA is an affordable destination with an ACCRA cost of living index of 82-98%.

Standard and Poors recently upgraded the Rockingham County’s general obligation bond rating from AA+ to AAA, the highest rating the agency issues.

Rockingham County is a beautiful area with strong, diverse workforce offering excellent access to major transportation. Close to the nation’s capital, but far enough away for improved cost of living and doing business.
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Recent News

May 19, 2016
Pham Chopra spoke before a crowd of nearly 100 people on Tuesday at Elkton Area Community Center about his plans for the area.
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April 26, 2016
Hundreds of people are flocking to the Harrisonburg Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays to pick up fresh food grown by their neighbors, and similar markets will open in the coming weeks in communities up and down the Shenandoah Valley.  

Though they might sell in the same... Read More
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