Russell County Virginia

Community Facts

Population . . . .30,308

Lebanon is 22 miles from Abingdon,VA, 38 miles from Tri-Cities, TN/VA, 136 miles from Roanoke, and 135 miles from Knoxville, TN.

The city is located in a fast-growing technology hub that has attracted world-class employers, including CGI-AMS and Northrup-Grummon.

Russell County offers the following activities:

  • Hiking, canoeing, caving & camping
  • Wildlife reserves and community parks
  • Equestrian activities
  • Sports: soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, football
  • Fresh water sport fishing & game hunting
  • Symphony, arts programs, genealogy
  • 73 Churches

Points of Interest:

  • Russell County Fair & Horse Show
  • Virginia Highland Festival
  • State Theatre of Virginia (Barter Theatre)
  • William King Arts Museum

Russell County VA Scenery

Market Data

Average household income: $31,111
Average cost of existing 3BR home: $70,000
Average cost of a 2BR apartment: $415
Number of single-family homes: 11,789
Number of rental units: 1,402
State Income Tax: Yes, 2.0-5.75%


High Schools...................3
Secondary/Middle Schools...4
Primary/Elementary Schools...8
Day Care Centers..............5

  • Appalachian College of Pharmacy
  • University of Virginia-Wise
  • Emory and Henry College
  • Appalachian School of Law
  • Southwest Virginia Community College
  • Virginia Highlands Community College
  • King College
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Old Dominion University