Town of Big Stone Gap Mission Statement
of Big Stone Gap is to promote and maintain quality of living by providing
quality services and facilities to and for its citizens, businesses,
institutions, and visitors.
Our Town is a mixture of Southern culture and Appalachian
heritage preserving our past and striving to develop our future with all
available technology. This is evidenced by our several museums and
historical sites, Virginia’s outdoor drama, “The Trail of the Lonesome
Pine”, parks and recreation, quality of public education, community
college, and advancing use of technology in our commercial and industrial
This mission shall be accomplished with respect,
competency, and compassion toward everyone. Citizens and visitors are
invited to become a part of our town’s mission.