Southwest Virginia is comprised of a number of eclectic counties, history, and activities. From Lee County at the southwestern most point of the commonwealth stretching northward and eastward you’ll find Point Broadband’s rural Virginia service area. This area currently includes:
- Buchanan County
Buchanan County is the only Virginia county to border both West Virginia and Kentucky. It is positioned in the rugged Appalachian Plateau along the Appalachian Mountains.
- Dickenson County
Just south of Buchanan sits Dickenson County, the youngest county in Virginia.
- Lee County
Named for former Virginia Governor Light Horse Harry Lee, the father of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Lee County was formed in 1793.
- Russell County
In 1786 Russell County was formed. Today Russell County is the home of the largest cattle farm East of the Mississippi River; Stuart Land & Cattle.
- Scott County
In 1774 Daniel Boone commanded several forts in what is now Scott County, Virginia. Founded in 1814 and named for Winfield Scott, a Virginia born General, Scott County is now the home to a variety of different outdoor recreation activities.
- Smyth County
Named for Alexander Smyth, a General during the war of 1812, Smyth County was formed in 1832.
- Tazewell County
The first permanent settlement in Tazewell county was established in 1771. This area was a well-known hunting ground for various Native American tribes. Tazewell County was created in 1799.
- Wise County
Wise County was formed in 1856. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains there is always something to do in Wise County.
In 1790, Wythe County was named for George Wythe, the first Virginian signer of the Declaration of Independence.
If you live in, or are moving to any of these areas in Southwestern Virginia, Point Broadband offers state-of-the-art Fiber-to-the-Premises internet service.