General Information

Rockingham County is located in the center of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains on the east and the Alleghenies on the west, the County is located along the Interstate 81 corridor and only a two-hour drive to Washington, DC. Rockingham County is the third largest county in Virginia and encompasses the Harrisonburg-Rockingham metropolitan area.

Our Vision Statement

Rockingham County is a prosperous community with a rich quality of life and a vision for the future. The board, staff, and community work together to make Rockingham County a great place to be by:
  • Protecting our environment, preserving our historical assets, and perpetuating our agricultural heritage
  • Encouraging healthy, managed growth to sustain our balanced, vibrant economy
  • Providing resources to develop a highly trained workforce to meet the needs of businesses for the future, while creating career opportunities for future generations
  • Promoting innovation in service delivery and partnership with the private and public sectors by operating government services in a cost-effective, efficient manner