our “Internet Gateway” to Big Stone Gap, a Virginia Mountain Town, located on
the Trail of the Lonesome Pine in Southwest Virginia. As Mayor of Big Stone Gap, I hope you will
enjoy the virtual (or pictorial) tour of our town and that you and your family
will make plans to visit us real soon.
southwest corner of Virginia amid a flourishing mountainous landscape, nature
unveils a scenic Powell Valley travel way leading to the Town of Big Stone
Gap. With a population of more than
5000, we are small enough to provide the comfort and security of small town
living, yet we offer excellent educational and healthcare facilities as well as
innovative technology in support of business development and growth.
In the Fall
of 2013, our Town became the filming location and host to world renowned actors,
as our own Adriana Trigiani produced and directed the filming of her
internationally acclaimed book, Big Stone Gap. In October of 2015, the Town was the location
for the premiere of the movie, again hosting several of the actors, as well as
welcoming thousands of visitors for the festivities and the exciting “red
visit Big Stone Gap, please stop by our new downtown Visitor Center, located at
306 Wood Ave, E., for additional information about our Town and maps showing
locations of local attractions. I hope
you allow time to absorb our rich history by visiting our four museums, watch a
production of “The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama,” and walk our
Greenbelt Trail along the scenic Powell River.
Also, check the links for several festivals held throughout the
We hope to
see you in “The Gap” real soon!
would like more information, please call 276-523-0115 x101
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
James “Cotton” Stone