Location Profile

Roanoke, Virginia

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Roanoke, Virginia and was recognized as one of the top facilities in the state. As a top performer, the facility is trusted by hundreds of thousands of Virginians who rely on the facility for quality and compassionate care. Services include pediatrics, emergency care, chest pain, physical therapy, and much more.

Community Overview

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roanoke is a gateway for culture, arts, music, and adventure. The area is one of the most beautiful spots in the United States and well-rated for outdoor lovers. Roanoke is also the largest metropolitan area in the Blue Ridges and has a thriving downtown scene, fascinating museums, and great amenities that have made it a popular family destination. Entrenched in history, the area has something to offer for every interest and age.

The heart of Virginia’s Blue Ridge, Roanoke has won acclaim and awards from numerous publications. Roanoke has been listed among the top 7,000 cities to live in America by Niche.com readers, but that’s just the beginning of the accolades. The city has received the All-America City designation 7 times and was named a 2018 Best Affordable Place to Live by Livability. Parenting Magazine even named the area one of the 10 best places to raise in America. The attention and recognition of the area have led to an easily navigable city with ample transportation options including a local bus system.

Learn more about Roanoke at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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Roanoke City Public Schools is the local public school district and is highly rated on Niche.com. There are currently 17 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 2 high schools. Prospective students and parents can visit the official school district website to take a virtual tour through the schools. The 8th grade and high school students all receive laptops for home and school use to help expand their academic experience, and students have the option of attending dual enrollment classes. All students have access to musical instruments and there are multiple extracurricular programs to join. Nearly 90% of the district’s students are proficient in math and 86% in reading. With a 91% graduation rate, the students are prepared for the rigors of the workforce and college. Roanoke also boasts 9 private schools.

Click here to read more about public schools in Roanoke.
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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Whether it’s by visiting the major retailers, charming boutiques, or the bustling shopping malls in Roanoke, you’ll find that the shopping scene has much to offer. The antique markets offer a world-class thrifting experience while the farmer’s markets’ food, gifts, and other treasures let you take a part of the Blue Ridge home. Valley View Mall is packed with all of your favorite brands like Justice, Build-a-Bear Workshop, and Bath & Body Works, and if that’s not enough, there’s even more at the Tanglewood Mall. Just like the Blue Ridge mountains in which it resides, Roanoke’s arts and culture scene is vibrant, exciting and attracts many visitors each year. The area is steeped in a rich musical history thanks to its background in bluegrass music. Whether you prefer a fiddle or a rock guitar, you’ll love the exciting music scene in Roanoke. There are multiple music venues to visit to see some of the biggest acts in the music industry with a concert or event nearly every day of the week. The Salem Civic Center and The Berglund Center are both grand venues that present concerts for a variety of music genres, but you can also hear great music at any of the local restaurants that host live music.

There’s even a 333-mile trail called The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail where you can discover the roots of gospel, blues, string music, and bluegrass. Roanoke doesn’t leave out art lovers either. You can experience art by visiting one of the many art galleries or by browsing the Art by Night, a free event held on the first Friday of every month. Also found downtown is The Taubman Museum of Art, a free museum with a variety of exhibits. Just look for the stunning modern building with a 77-foot glass atrium and balcony. Once you’ve entered, you’ll discover the museum’s amazing mix of arts and culture. This includes 11 galleries full of 15 to 20 exhibits each year plus the permanent exhibits and an interactive children’s section.

The O. Winston Link Museum is dedicated to the work of photographer Winston Link who had a project to document the last days of steam engines along the Norfolk and Western Railway. The photography culture center also features work by other photographers, interactive kiosks, and a 30-minute documentary film on Link. Located in the same building is The History Museum of Western Virginia, a facility devoted to tracing the human history of the area. The collection includes nearly 6,000 objects, 1,000 textiles, 8,000 photographs and other artifacts. Continue your history exploration by visiting the Virginia Museum of Transportation to learn about the area’s transportation history then see real planes, trains, and automobiles from bygone days.

We aren’t done yet though, as Roanoke offers endless opportunities for fun for all ages. The Mill Mountain Zoo will let you see 85 species of animals while the Dixie Caverns and Natural Bridge Caverns encourage exploring year-round. This being Virginia, the call for adventure is high, and if the caverns leave you wanting more, you can hike on part of the Appalachian Trail or bike, climb, fishing, and geocache your way through these gorgeous surroundings. From the crisp streams bubbling in the spring to the vibrant changing of the leaves, Virginia is a scenic and exciting place to be for adventure lovers. There are premier spots for wildlife viewing and bird watching, or you can just take a quiet picnic and admire the beauty around you. It’s no wonder Roanoke was named Best Place to Raise an Outdoor Family by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

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Crime Rate

Safe for families and safer than nearly 20% of the rest of the country, Roanoke is patrolled by a well-established police department. The dedicated professionals follow a model of citizen-centric policing to meet the community’s expectation of law enforcement. A Certified Crime Prevention Community, the police department is active in community engagement and working with the citizens to curb crime.

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