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The Alleghany Highlands is a natural choice for families looking for a great place to raise their children. Retirees looking for low costs of living, high quality of life and plenty to do. And people of all ages wanting to start a business, take advantage of our unparalleled outdoor amenities or be a part of our growing arts scene.

Crowds pack the stands on Friday nights in the fall to cheer on Alleghany High School

This website contains a lot of information to help you get settled into the community. If we haven’t answered all you questions, just ask! These organizations also may be helpful:

Education

Families moving to the Alleghany Highlands will find a variety of education opportunities for all ages. The region offers two excellent public school systems.

Real Estate

From mountain-top retreats to in-town fixer-uppers, the Alleghany Highlands housing stock offers a wide variety. Executives and first-time buyers, families and retirees can find the home of their dreams.

The average of all homes on the market is $161,938, well below the national average home price of $212,000.

B. A. Rupert
239 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-7071

Bowman’s Auction Company
117 Falcon Ridge Road
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
540-862-5367

Fairfield Farms Realty
518 W. Main Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
540-862-1150

Fresh Farms & Country Properties
245 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-965-3327

Greenways Real Estate & Auction
201 W. Locust Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-1155

Highlands Realty
605 Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-7589

Mountain River Realty
355 W. Main Street
Covington,VA   24426
540-968-6338

Sams & Company
2831 S. Carpenter Drive
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-4035

Virginia Real Estate
230 N. Court Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-3217

Utilities

Electric

Dominion Energy provides electric service to most of the Alleghany Highlands, but some outlying rural areas may be served by Electric Co-ops.

BARC Electric
540-997-9124

Craig Botetourt
540-864-5121

Dominion Energy
866-366-4357

Gas

Amerigas (Propane)
419 Ridgeway Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
540-862-4148

Columbia Gas of Virginia (Natural Gas)
800-543-8911

Highland Propane (Propane)
800-552-6514

Fuel/Oil

Covington Farm & Fuel
121 N. Alleghany Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-1983

Dixie Gas & Oil
9314 Winterberry Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-6336

Davenport Energy
610 W. Locust Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-1176

Love’s Truck Stop
9104 Winterberry Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
540-862-9044

Telecommunications

Direct TV (Satellite TV)
800-280-4388

Lumos Networks (Cable TV, Internet, Telephone)
342 Court Street
Covington, VA 24426
877-468-3567

Boost Wireless (Wireless)
119 Mall Road
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-9830

Shentel (Cable TV)
370 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-6916

Sprint (Wireless)
319 Thacker Avenue
Covington,VA  24426
540-965-9276

U.S. Cellular (Wireless)
356 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-965-1150

U.S. Cellular (Wireless)
919 S. Craig Avenue, Suite C
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-6794

Verizon Wireless (Wireless)
919 S. Craig Avenue, Suite B
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-8158

Water/Sewer

Alleghany County Public Works
9212 Winterberry Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
540-863-6650

Clifton Forge Public Works
Howard Street
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
540-863-2517

Covington Public Works
333 W. Locust Street
Covington, VA 24426
540-965-6350