Nelson County is the attraction that brings many true mountain lovers to central Virginia. The senery is breathtaking in all directions.
Nelson County is located south of Charlottesville and north of Lynchburg. Like many of the counties in central Virginia, Nelson County has much to offer. From the ski slopes at Wintergreen Resort, to the golf course at Stoney Creek, to the various festivals hosted at the Oak Ridge Estate to the wondrous waterfalls and views from Crabtree Falls, there is always something fun and exciting to do in Nelson County.
Wake up early Saturday morning and purchase your farm-fresh produce at the farmers' market in Nellysford and then pack it for a picnic along the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy wine tasting while listening to a concert under the stars at one of the many vineyards.
Just a short drive from Lovingston, the county seat, is the 4800 acre Oak Ridge Estate which was built in 1802 and serves as host to various festivals throughout the year.
Living in Nelson County offers many choices from community living in Stoney Creek and Wintergreen to remote mountain living in the Blue Ridge Mountains or living on a river may be your style. Whatever your style, Nelson County has a place for you!