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Floyd, VA

Floyd, VA


About the area: Floyd is arguably the most unique site we have on APEX. “Floyd County is a rural mountain community in the Blue Ridge highlands of Virginia. Located on a high plateau, on the eastern edge of the Continental Divide, it comprises 360 square miles of forests and farmlands. The County is a sensitive ecological area, with a topography, elevation and watershed that are scenic and relatively unspoiled. The mountains are gently rolling with an elevation ranging from 2,300 to 4,000 feet on Buffalo Mountain. Agriculture is the primary economic activity.” 


SJU to Floyd


Distance: 7.5 hours


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