Welcome to Mecklenburg County, Virginia.
Named after Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of King George III, Mecklenburg County is strategically located between Richmond, Virginia, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Points throughout the county boast access to excellent four-lane state highways and/or interstate freeways, which means you get the best of both worlds; rural lifestyle and city access.
Our business climate is diverse which creates a strong location environment for prospective investors. Mecklenburg County has also taken the initiative to create several training institutions specializing in manufacturing, technology, healthcare, and computer based courses to support the current and future workforce.
We have nine business / industrial parks, all with available land and each with a graded pad ready to build on. Our business-minded, progressive County Board of Supervisors has demonstrated their forward-thinking plans in equipping our diverse business parks with infrastructure suitable to all of your business start up needs. Mecklenburg County’s tax rates are among the lowest in the state and our land is very affordable.
Mecklenburg County also boasts a strong quality of life, with its rich history and outdoor recreation featuring three lakes, the largest of them being Kerr Lake (locally known as Buggs Island Lake) surpassing a combined 1,200 miles of shoreline and 70,000 acres of water to help you enjoy all of your favorite outdoor activities. If you are looking for camping, boating, fishing, hiking, and trail rides, then this is the place to be!
History buffs have more hidden gems here than they know what to do with; such as Prestwould, a beautiful plantation home in Clarksville, the 18th century Boyd Tavern in Boydton, MacCallum More Gardens and Museum in Chase City, the best Tobacco Heritage Museum in the state located in South Hill, and several local history museums throughout the County.
We also have great antiquing, thrift stores galore, and quaint shops to keep the shopper in your family busy. Great restaurants with local flavor round out your trip so, whether it’s for a day, a weekend, or a lifetime, you can find something that you love in Mecklenburg County, VA.