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Quality schools. Plentiful higher education opportunities. A great selection of housing. A caring community filled with pride. Reasonable utility costs. No wonder more and more people are choosing to call Martinsville-Henry County home. Plus, a full-service hospital backed by a well-respected health care system and convenient urgent care facilities are here for you and your family, if the need arises.

Housing opportunities

With prices up to 30% below the national average, Martinsville-Henry County is the perfect place to call home. The area enjoys an affordable median home sale price of $107,000 (2017 Q4), as well as a wide variety of housing options to choose from. To learn more, download the latest version of Real Estate Review, a monthly publication that offers a listing of all the available homes and properties in the area.

  • Ready to buy but want more information on programs to assist? Check out this eBook with different products available from the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
  • Visit the Martinsville, Henry & Patrick County Association of REALTORS® website at www.mhpcar.com.
  • Rental properties: hop over to the Martinsville – Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s Online Rental Guide.

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Education

PUBLIC K-12

Beginning in early childhood and continuing through adulthood, a variety of quality education abounds in Martinsville-Henry County. Below is a snapshot of the local educational opportunities available to students of all ages.

Operates the largest digital textbook initiative in Virginia

MARTINSVILLE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
www.martinsville.k12.va.us
Student enrollment is 2,000
2 Elementary Schools (K-5)
1 Middle School
1 High School
HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
www.henry.k12.va.us
Student Enrollment is over 7,000
9 Elementary Schools
2 Middle Schools
2 High Schools

Preschool programs are offered at all elementary schools.

PRIVATE K-12

CARLISLE SCHOOL

www.carlisleschool.org

  • Private Preparatory School
  • Preschool through 12th grade
  • Student enrollment is 340
  • Student-Faculty Ratio is 9:1
  • 100% of graduates are accepted at four-year colleges and universities
  • Accredited through the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

HIGHER EDUCATION

PATRICK HENRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

www.ph.vccs.edu

  • More than 60 fields of study for transfer and workforce development
  • Fully qualified faculty, fully networked campus, fully accredited college
  • Customized Workforce Development Programs

NEW COLLEGE INSTITUTE

www.newcollegeinstitute.org

  • Degree programs above the Associate level through partner institutions such as Radford University and Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Currently offering bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and a variety of teacher endorsement and certificate programs
  • Programs added in high-demand fields or niche programs as deemed necessary by regional business and the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Extensive community outreach program providing college access information to residents of all ages

For additional higher education opportunities within a 50-mile radius, click here.

Healthcare

SOVAH HEALTH-MARTINSVILLE

320 Hospital Drive
Martinsville, VA 24112

Sovah Health-Martinsville, a full-service, acute-care hospital, provides 24/7 emergency care as well as comprehensive outpatient services, including medical and radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, occupational medicine, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and advanced wound care. 

Sovah Health-Martinsville employs over 700 people, has over 100 physicians and allied health professionals, and provides over 20 medical specialties to the community.

CARILION CLINIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATES

1107A-B Brookdale Street
Martinsville, VA 24112

www.carilionclinic.org

Specialties: Family & Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and Orthopaedic Surgery
Carilion Clinic delivers a patient-centered approach to primary care that includes an entire medical care team dedicated to prevention and wellness.

MARTINSVILLE URGENT CARE

1044 East Church Street
Martinsville, VA 24112

www.martinsvilleurgentcare.com

Local, family-owned Martinsville Urgent Care provides quality, affordable care and service to its patients. Eliminating the long wait associated with hospitals and primary care physicians for many non-life-threatening emergencies or routine care, Urgent Care works closely with the local hospital and physicians for continuity of care and communication with your primary care physician, if you desire.

DR. JON’S URGENT CARE CENTER

2871 Greensboro Road
Martinsville, VA 24112

www.drjonsurgentcare.com

Dr. Jon’s Urgent Care Center provides convenient medical care for any non-life-threatening illness or injury in children or adults. They also offer primary care with the provider of your choice, by appointment.

Utilities

ELECTRIC

Appalachian Power

Appalachian Power (a division of American Electric Power) is the major provider of electric service to the Martinsville-Henry County area.

City of Martinsville Electric

Primarily serving the City of Martinsville, another provider of electric power in the area is the Martinsville Electric Department. It purchases wholesale power from American Municipal Power of Ohio (AMP-Ohio) to meet the city’s peak demand of 43 million watt hours. The city also generates a portion of their peak demand energy at an historic hydroelectric dam on the Smith River.

WATER/SEWER

Henry County Public Service Authority

www.henrycountyva.gov/public-service-authority

City of Martinsville Water Resources

www.martinsville-va.gov/residents/water-resources

NATURAL GAS

Southwestern Virginia Gas Company

www.swvagas.com

PHONE/INTERNET/CABLE TV

Comcast

Offering a range of services for residents and businesses including internet, TV, phone and more, Comcast offers both individual and bundled solutions, at the speeds you need, to help you stay connected to the world.

Century Link

Offering a range of services for residents and businesses including internet, TV, phone and more, Century Link offers both individual and bundled solutions, at the speeds you need, to help you stay connected to the world.

MiNet

Martinsville’s fiber Internet and telephone service provider, MINet provides local communication system solutions with reliability, speed and cost effectiveness.

Martinsville-Henry County Virginia

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