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            Our Area
                                      
WEATHER
Average Temperature: 31 - 76°/ Average Annual Rainfall - 44"
Average Annual Snowfall - 14.5"/ Four distinct seasons
           
       
AIRPORTS
Piedmont Triad International - Greensboro, NC - 45 minutes
Roanoke Regional - Roanoke, VA - 50 minutes
Blue Ridge - Henry County - 24 hour fixed based operation with 5000 foot lighted runway Visit our Gourmet Restaurant!
   
             
           
         
ARCHEOLOGICAL
Solite Quarry - fossils - (30 minutes)
   
           
           
         
HIGHWAYS
Four-lane U.S. highways 220 and 58 intersect in Martinsville. U.S. 220 connects the Roanoke Valley of Virginia and the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. Projected interstate 73 will pass through Henry County.
   
             
       
LAND AREA
384 square Miles - 2/3 forestland - 1 square mile is water

ALTITUDE
600 to 1400 feet
   
           
         
LOCAL INDUSTRY
Automotive: Arrington Racing
Furniture Construction: Vaughan-Bassett, Virginia Glass and MirrorAmericanBassettHookerStanleyMasterBrand
Specialty Films: Cortauld's, Drake Extrusions
Other: Mehler Engineered Products, Applied Felts, Nautica, New Roads, Startek
   
             
       
RECREATION
Auto Racing - NASCAR Sanctioned Martinsville Speedway
Golf -  Four 18-hole, One 9-hole
Boating - Philpott Reservoir, Smith Mountain Lake
Hiking - Appalachian Trail (1 hour)
Swimming - YMCA (indoor); Fairystone State Park (0.5 hours)Philpott ReservoirSmith Mountain Lake (.75 hours)
Snow Skiing (2 hours)
Fishing - Smith River: Brown Trout; Rock Castle Creek - Rainbow Trout (40 minutes)
Fieldale Community Center