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Location

The City of Waynesboro is centrally located along the I-81 corridor in the eastern portion of Virginia’s scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley. Our convenient location along I-64 provides easy access to major locations in the Midwest and Eastern Seaboard.

Exit numbers to the city from I-64 are: exit 99 to 250 West, exit 96 to Delphine Avenue, and exit 94 to Rosser Avenue and from I-81, exit 222 to 250 East.

Our location in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley provides access to a variety of employment opportunities within an easy 45-minute commute and ample recreational assets, including Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson National Forests and an urban trout fishery in downtown.

Washington, DC is located 2.5 hours to the north, Richmond 1.5 hours to the east, and the County Seat, Staunton eight miles to the west.

Additional details on connecting via road, air, rail, or water, can be found here.

Housing

From the comfortable surroundings of a vintage home in the famed Tree Streets, to a downtown condo, to residential neighborhoods, or the spaciousness of a home on acreage, Waynesboro and the surrounding area provides many options.

For relocation information, visit the Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce business directory and Greater Augusta Association of Realtors.

List of rental properties

Education

Pre-K – 12
The City of Waynesboro School Division educates just over 3,000 students in five elementary, and one each Middle and High School. In addition, they partner with the Governors School and the Valley Career and Technical Center to offer a variety of options. To learn more about the Waynesboro School District, Day Care, Private Schools, and other offerings, click here.

Post Secondary
Blue Ridge Community College operates a main campus 30 minutes to the north and an outpost location in downtown. To learn more about BRCC and the other 38 two- and four-year schools within a 2.5-hour drive, click here.

Healthcare

Consistently recognized with prestigious awards, Augusta Health is an independent and community-owned health system serving the region. The main hospital has 255 beds, specialty units including Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, Heart & Vascular Center, Joint Center, A Robotic Surgery Program, Emergency Department, plus community urgent care and outpatient centers while employing over 2,000 staff.

For information about all Augusta Health services and facilities, please visit their website, www.augustahealth.com.

Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) is one of only eight state-operated comprehensive vocational rehabilitation centers in the nation. WWRC provides comprehensive medical- to-work, assessment, transition, and training services to individuals with various disabilities to help gain independence through employment.

For information about all Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center services and facilities, please visit their website, www.wwrc.net.

Public Safety

The City of Waynesboro provides outstanding public safety services for it’s citizens and businesses through four departments: Emergency Management, Police, Fire, and Sheriff.

Emergency Management
Receives and dispatches 911 calls and is responsible for the coordination of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and for Emergency Management (disaster preparedness/planning, response, recovery, and mitigation) and local Homeland Security initiatives.

Fire
The department has 33 paid fire fighters and a volunteer unit. ISO rating is 4.

Police
The department has 44 sworn officers, civilian staff, and a reserve unit.

Sheriff
The sheriff’s office is responsible for all matters relating to the courts.

Weather
Nestled comfortably in the Virginia Shenandoah Valley, Waynesboro has a beautiful four season climate with warm summers and mild winters.
July average temperature is 71.5
January average temperature is 37.3
Average annual rainfall is 34.1 with an average 5.3 inches of snow

Geology
Waynesboro is located in the Valley and Ridge Physiographic Province with elevations ranging from 1,050 feet to 1,800 feet above sea level. The average elevation of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Appalachian Trail is 2,200 feet. The South River, a south fork of the Shenandoah River, runs directly through the City at an elevation of 1,250.

Relocation
Request a relocation packet from the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce here.

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