Retire to Charlottesville

Greater Charlottesville, Virginia – “America’s Best Place to   Live” – is the place to retire. Charlottesville offers excellent homes, healthcare, recreation, natural vistas & trails, championship college sports, fine dining, academic excellence, lifelong learning and convenient air, rail and highway access to the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and East Coast.

In addition, Charlottesville is served by a diverse array of businesses dedicated to help people remain active, independent and vital in the second half of life.  A special group of businesses demonstrate their commitment by meeting the requirements for membership in the Chamber’s Aging In Place Business Round Table.  These businesses actively collaborate with each other to ensure you are aware of and have access to resources that will make retirement in Charlottesville the most fulfilling time of your life.

Relocate America: Best Place to Relocate
Money: 100 Best Places to Live
Number One City for Retirement –
Travel 50 & Beyond: Top Ten Great Places to Retire
Kiplinger: Top Places to Retire
AARP: Top 10 Healthiest Places to Retire
Best Places to Retire, Black Enterprise
Golf Digest: Best Retirement City for Golfers

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To request information from the Chamber, contact us at 434.295.3141 or

Our Mission

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business, and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.