Botetourt County

Historically significant county in the idyllic Roanoke region combining the picturesque countryside with majestic views.

Welcome to Botetourt County

 
Historically significant county in the idyllic Roanoke region combining the picturesque countryside with majestic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains
 
Botetourt County is a truly unique and historically significant county located in the northern region of Virginia's Blue Ridge. Founded in 1770 and named for Lord Botetourt, the former Governor of Virginia, Botetourt County is the perfect combination of idyllic countryside, majestic mountains, and fascinating Virginia history. 
 
Here you can retrace Lewis and Clark's journey as they set out to explore and discover the region or traverse the Appalachian trail and TransAmerica Bicycle Trail. The county also contains the headwaters of the James River and encompasses many historic towns, scenic streams, rolling hills, and miles of hiking trails.
 

What to Love

 
 

People & Lifestyle

 
Botetourt County is considered one of the best places to live in Virginia. Not only is it a family-friendly county with beautiful neighborhoods, but it's also an ideal location to buy a home, providing access to quality education and plentiful outdoor activities. The county encompasses numerous charming, historic small towns, miles of hiking trails, and endless natural beauty stemming from the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and the culturally distinct Roanoke region.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

 
Combining classic architecture with sustainable design principles, Daleville Town Center is a new lifestyle destination for working, living, shopping, and recreation. This pedestrian-friendly community features a modern village of custom-designed homes and living space connected by landscaped sidewalks, walking trails, and a vibrant town center complete with boutiques and local businesses. Living here means you're always just a few steps away from some of the region's best retail, restaurants, and entertainment. 
 
Enjoy fine dining and a glass of wine at Tizzone Wood-Fired Kitchen & Wine Bar, a beautiful upscale experience providing wine tasting and more at the Daleville Town Center. Whether you're planning a date night, a casual dinner, or a special occasion, Tizzone is renowned for its wood-fired pizza, nightly dinner specials, and extensive wine, beer, and spirits list. 
 
Watch the latest sports game from inside the spacious and relaxed interior of the Town Center Taphouse, a casual eatery serving hearty burgers and sandwiches. Barbecue doesn't get more finger-lickin’ good than at Three Li'l Pigs, a low-key joint that serves ribs, pork, and other meats slathered in their signature sauces.
 

Things to Do  

 
For more than a century, the family-owned and operated Ikenberry Orchard has provided the people of Daleville and its surrounding communities with quality fruits and vegetables. As the Roanoke region's premier source for fresh produce, the orchard is a great way to spend an afternoon, and the attached country store sells lots of locally sourced food items and gourmet selections. 
 
Nestled in this beautiful region is the Ashley Plantation Golf Club, a paradise for golfers thanks to its 18-hole golf course, peaceful residential property, and pleasant water features. Apart from the course, Ashley Plantation has an expansive aquatic complex, a dedicated golf instruction facility, a Pro Shop, and a sophisticated clubhouse. Similarly, the Botetourt Golf and Swim Club in Troutville, Virginia, features an incredible golf course for beginners and veteran golfers tucked along rolling terrain. 
 
Families enjoy visits to the Greenfield Recreation Park, a 125-acre space featuring a 5k cross-country course, an 18-hole championship-level disc golf course, 7 miles of natural surface walking trails, picnic facilities, and five soccer fields. 
 
Daleville Town Center is an excellent place to shop and dine, but it also offers an abundance of leisure activities. The DTC Performance Pavilion provides an outdoor, covered performance stage and festival venue that regularly hosts top musicians and performers.
 

Schools

 
Botetourt County has several great schools, but two of the most well-known are Lord Botetourt High and James River High.
 
 
 
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