Location Profile

South Boston, Virginia

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

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in South Boston, Virginia. With more than 10 specialties, the facility is able to provide quality patient-centered care for patients throughout the region. Services include emergency, orthopedics, surgery and more.

Community Overview

A town that hums with heritage, history and culture, South Boston is an exciting community that offers something for all. Whether it’s thrills, recreation, or arts you seek, you’ll find it here. Bursting with Southern Hospitality, South Boston is an exciting city that celebrates its heritage with plenty of fun events throughout the year. These add to the majesty of the area and provide family-friendly entertainment. Festivals include The Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival, The Halifax County Fair, South Boston’s Harvest Festival, The Virginia Cantaloupe Festival, Loopfest, and more. Each event offers food, attractions, performances, and other things to see or do.

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

Cost of Living


The Halifax County Public Schools (HCPS) covers South Boston and Halifax. There are currently 7 elementary schools (grades K-5), 1 middle school (grades 6-8), and a 1 high school (grades 9-12). The district also features a dedicated STEM academy as well as an early learning center. HCPS features technology and academic programs to help students prepare for the workforce or higher learning. In addition to gifted programs, the county also offers targeted learning programs and comprehensive instruction for students who need additional instruction.

Click here to read more about public schools in South Boston.
Click here to read about private schools in South Boston.

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

Shopping in South Boston includes stores throughout the city but one of the most popular areas is Downtown, nicknamed “SOBO.” There you’ll find antique shops, furniture stores, florists, gift shops and more. There are also boutiques and big box stores located around South Boston. If shopping isn’t your interest, you can find other things to do in the city as it is plentiful with arts and cultural opportunities. Visit the South Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History to see exhibits on the area including its Native American heritage, tobacco history, and pioneer medicine. The Prizery features a 250-seat theatre, art gallery, classroom, historical exhibits and more.

Throughout the year, the theatre includes a variety of family-friendly productions, live music, and other events. Bob Cage’s Sculpture Farm features more than 50 outside sculptures as well as several live animals. Agriculture is a strong part of the South Boston heritage, and the city affords tourists and residents a chance to participate in Agritourism. You can visit a working ranch for a wagon ride, take a cheese-making class at a farm and more. It’s a great way to see the impact of agriculture on the city. There are even Amish settlements you can visit for fresh bread and other goods. That’s not all you’ll find in South Boston, however. For thrill seekers or NASCAR lovers, there’s no better way to get a thrill than by watching the cars race the South Boston Speedway. For a more relaxed activity or to just enjoy the great outdoors, head to one of the state parks. Staunton River State Park features the largest lake in Virginia, camping facilities, cabins, nature trails and more.

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Crime Rate

South Boston is safer than 17% of the rest of the country and features a dedicated police department 20 officers strong. Officers work 24 hours a day to ensure the safety of the community and engage in crime prevention with programs like Neighborhood Watch.

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