Harrisonburg is a city in the US state of Virginia, in a region called the Shenandoah Valley. The city is a major financial and retail center for eight counties in Virginia, and even draws people from parts of neighboring West Virginia. There is a traditionally strong agricultural base, but in recent years there has been tremendous growth in retail and industry sectors.

Get in

The main way into Harrisonburg is via I-81.

Get around

There are buses that run in Harrisonburg, and downtown Harrisonburg is compact and walkable. To explore the city, however, you will likely want to have a car.




The community is a major educational center.




Harrisonburg is known for its nightlife because of JMU students. In downtown Harrisonburg, there are many fun places to drink and many cheap drink specials.



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Reddish Knob

A mountain peak on the Virginia-West Virginia border:

Go next

Routes through Harrisonburg

Hagerstown New Market  N  S  Staunton Roanoke
Weston Franklin  W  E  Jct N SRichmond END

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