In the middle of nowhere, among the mountains, lakes, rivers and trails is somewhere. Named after Count Casimir Pulaski, who is credited with saving the life of George Washington more than two centuries ago, Pulaski County sits in the New River Valley teeming with natural beauty and bountiful history. The Pulaski County area of the Blue Ridge is defined by its rolling hills and settlement by small farmers. Formed in 1839 the county covers an area of about 330 square miles and is home to the 21-mile long, man-made, Claytor Lake on the New River.

Today international businesses, arts, music, and culture define the county and its inhabitants. You'll find outdoor adventure, food, wine, camping, and exploration as reasons to come to Pulaski County for your next escape. In Pulaski County, visitors feel like neighbors. Play Outside!

Local Education

A fundamental aspect of society in the 21st century is education. What would any community be without its fundamental academic institutions and skilled graduates? Surrounding the Pulaski County area are two of the most notable universities in the state.

New River Community College

5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia

Radford University

801 East Main St., Radford, Virginia

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

925 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia


LewisGale Hospital

2400 Lee Highway, Pulaski VA

Pulaski County Community Youth Center

6671 Riverlawn Court, Fairlawn, VA 24141

Pulaski County Library System

60 3rd St, Pulaski VA

300 Giles Ave, Dublin VA

New River Valley Business Center

6580 Valley Center Drive, Suite 302, Radford, VA

Pulaski Chamber of Commerce

4440 Cleburne Blvd., Dublin, VA 24084

YMCA of Pulaski County

615 Oakhurst Ave, Pulaski VA

Pulaski On Main

87 West Main St., Pulaski, VA

International Business

Volvo Trucks North America

2400 Lee Highway, Pulaski VA

The US headquarters for Volvo’s commercial truck production.

Red Suns Farms


Produces organic, hydroponic tomatoes in the NRV Commerce Park.



Manufacturing company that creates technical foams for the automotive industry.

Phoenix Packaging


Plastic packaging manufacturer for the food industry.

James Hardie


Industrial materials company that manufactures cement based siding.

Korona Candles


The largest private-label candle producer in the U.S.



Creates technical textiles for transportation, military, environmental, athletic industries, and more.

Rick Stamping


Sells wick sustainers, hotmelt glues, and other products to candle manufacturers.


There is the LOVE sign located in Draper.

Additionally there is the floating LOVE sign at Mountain 2 Island’s Rockhouse Marina.