Floyd County, Virginia
"Floyd County is an unique mountain community known for its music, its natural beauty, its arts, and its diverse, caring people. Located atop the Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd County is a haven removed from the rush of urbanity, yet alive with the sounds, colors and textures of rural life."
"Floyd County has a land area of 383 square miles and is located in the Blue Ridge province of the southwestern part of Virginia. Floyd is a county of small mountains, valleys, ridges, and small streams. The county’s terrain is rolling and the official elevation is 2,500 feet. Buffalo Mountain, at 3,971 feet, is the highest point in the county."
"Shaped like an elongated triangle, the county lies between the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and two interstates. No four-lane highways are within our borders, but 31 miles of the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway form the majority of the eastern border of the county."