Abingdon is a city rich in tradition and beauty. The oldest town west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Abingdon has served as the Washington County seat since 1778> The Barter Theatre, Martha Washington Inn and Mount Rogers Recreation area all enhance the town. For more information, see Abingdon Virginia's Electronic Village at www.eva.org or the Abingdon Town Site at www.abingdon.com
The Washington County area contains approximately 563 square miles with an elevation ranging between 1698 and 5520 feet. Interstate 81 traverses the county as a major route between the northeast and southern states. Industrial, agricultural, residential and cultural areas blend together into an excellent and well-balanced community.
The Tri-Cities area, which includes Bristol Va-Tn, Kingsport Tn and Johnson City Tn, is adjacent to Abingdon & Washington County and enhances the area with convenience of city and the atmosphere of country living.