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Scottsville, VA Information and Resources

Small Town Living on the James

Nestled at the foothills of Albemarle County’s majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, Scottsville is located south of Charlottesville on the scenic Horseshoe Bend of the James River.

In touch with its agrarian roots, the town provides a haven for central Virginia’s natural beauty; Scottsville’s unscathed rolling hills and verdant pastures draw in visitors from across the state.

Once a vibrant port of commerce, Scottsville has blossomed into a well-known, charmingly historic town. Founded in 1744, Scottsville boasts countless cultural amenities celebrating its rich heritage, including a local museum in which one can delve into the depths of central Virginia history.

Throughout the year, the area celebrates its unique culture with events and festivals, from the continued tradition of the Farmer’s Market to the Batteaux Festival, the Hometown Parade, and JamesFest.

Aside from a dedication to the preservation of the region’s history, Scottsville is an area where peace of mind comes naturally. Residents are dedicated to preserving Scottsville’s scenic countryside and enviably relaxed way of life.

Quiet country inns, wine tastings at renowned Virginia vineyards, and a plethora of ways to enjoy the natural beauty of the James River make Scottsville the best place to enjoy Virginia’s constantly changing, beguiling natural beauty.