Page County is located in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Home to the Shenandoah National Park and the George Washington National Forest, Page County is the perfect place to live for outdoor enthusiasts. Its beautiful landscapes offer an escape for anyone seeking a quieter way of life.
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Just under 24,000 people call Page County home with 9,623 households. The median age for local residents is 43.5 years of age, with most of the population falling between 25 and 35 years old. The majority of local families are married couples with no children, while nearly 30% of families include children under age 18.
Like much of the Shenandoah Valley, Page County is dotted with quaint, small towns inviting to families, couples, and singles alike. Some of the largest towns in the county include Luray, Shenandoah and Stanley. There are also a number of unincorporated communities found locally. Buyers delight in the county's small town feel that caters to both blue collar and white collar families. Single-family homes are popular here, ranging in size from small-to-medium. In Luray, more than 50% of homes feature three bedrooms. Search homes for sale in Page County by city.
Page County students attend the countywide school district, Page County Public Schools. The school district operates a preschool academy, four elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. In addition to traditional high schools, students have the opportunity to attend Page County Technical Center, a business and technical school offering students a career-based education.
Students seeking higher education have the opportunity to take courses at the Lord Fairfax Community College, located in nearby Luray, VA. Students at LFCC can choose from 75 Associates Degree and Certificate programs. Many students go on to earn Bachelor's and advanced degrees from classic four-year institutions.
Page County offers job opportunities in a variety of sectors including government, food service, health care, education, manufacturing, and retail. The top five employers throughout the county are the Page County School Board, VF Jeanswear, County of Page, Wal-Mart and Valley Health System. Additionally, people living in Page County often commute throughout the greater Shenandoah Valley and surrounding communities. Just over 7,500 residents commute daily from Page County to destinations such as Rockingham County, Harrisonburg, Shenandoah County, and Fairfax County.
Throughout Page County, visitors discover opportunities to explore the outdoors. The county is home to the Shenandoah National Park and the George Washington National Forest. Visit the parks for beautiful views, plenty of hiking and horseback riding opportunities. For a spectacular weekend drive, take a trip along Skyline Drive, the 105-mile scenic byway through Shenandoah National Park.
Also, be sure to check out Luray Caverns which features the largest series of caves on the East Coast—it has a spectacular display of stalactites and stalagmites. Spend a family afternoon visiting the Luray Zoo, featuring more than 250 animals. All the animals at Luray Zoo are rescued from other organizations; the collection includes retired zoo animals, unwanted pets, and animal confiscations.
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