Greenbrier County, WV, brings the wild beauty of West Virginia together with the conveniences of modern life and the comfort of an active, growing community. The Greenbrier Valley is one of a few places you can spend the morning enjoying a festival like Taste of our Town or the Chocolate Festival in historic Lewisburg and the afternoon hiking or biking the Greenbrier River Trail or exploring spelunking areas in Organ Cave or Lost World Caverns.
In addition to the wealth of cultural and recreational activities, living in Greenbrier County, the second largest county in West Virginia, also means that you’re minutes from conveniences and necessities like the Greenbrier Valley Airport, the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center hospital, and plenty of shopping at both chain and local stores. What’s not to love?
Greenbrier County Real Estate
Real estate in Greenbrier County is as diverse as the county is wide. If you’re looking for a million dollar home, you can find it in White Sulphur Springs in one of The Greenbrier’s luxury communities. If you’re looking for something close to town and amenities, you’ll find plenty of houses for sale in Lewisburg. If you’re lucky and quick, you can even find rental homes or rooms for rent in Lewisburg and surrounding areas. If you prefer something affordably priced with a little less activity, try one of the nearby communities like Fairlea or Alderson. Ronceverte even has homes near the water. Land and farms for sale in Greenbrier County are abundantly available.
Local Attractions in Greenbrier County
You’ll have to spend a few days and do some traveling to visit all the noteworthy attractions in Greenbrier County, so you’ll want to choose a home that puts you either the closest to your favorite or right in the middle of them all. I’ve listed just a handful below (click the links to learn more), but you can always stop by the visitors center on Washington Street in Lewisburg and ask for recommendations. Or just visit their website, greenbrierwv.com.
Community and Events in Greenbrier County
If you know where to look, there’s always things to do in Greenbrier County. In addition to the annual festivals and events listed below, you’ll find the residents of Greenbrier County enjoy getting together throughout the year. With local farmers markets, flea markets, craft shows, races, theatre performances and community dinners, there’s never a dull moment. Unless you want one – then you can sit on the porch and admire the cattle on the hills.
If it’s not the time of year for your favorite festival, take a look at the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s calendar of events throughout the year!
Greenbrier County Schools
Students are the pride and joy of Greenbrier County. It’s not uncommon to find student artwork on display around town or to learn that your honey-baked ham was hand-raised by a 4-H or FFA student and purchased for a handsome sum at the State Fair of West Virginia. Local businesses also actively partner with Greenbrier County Schools to provide students with real-life work experience prior to graduating high school. Oh, and their high school engineering students also build prosthetic limbs for dogs – and humans!
Greenbrier County has 13 public schools, five private schools, and two institutions of higher learning.
Greenbrier County Public Schools
- Greenbrier East High School
- Greenbrier West High School
- Eastern Greenbrier Middle School
- Western Greenbrier Middle School
- Alderson Elementary School
- Crichton Elementary School
- Frankford Elementary School
- Lewisburg Elementary School
- Rainelle Elementary School
- Ronceverte Elementary School
- Rupert Elementary School
- Smoot Elementary School
- White Sulphur Elementary School
Already moved and looking to get your kids in school? Learn how to enroll in Greenbrier County Schools.
Private Schools in Greenbrier County, WV
- Greenbrier Episcopal School
- Greenbrier Valley Academy
- Lewisburg Baptist Academy
- Renick Christian School
- Seneca Trail Christian Academy
Colleges and Universities in Greenbrier County, WV
Looking to pursue higher education? Greenbrier County is home to both a technical college and a medical school. If you or your family members are planning to attend college or medical school in the near future, take a look at New River Community and Technical College and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Getting to the Greenbrier Valley
Whether it’s via country roads, the interstate or the open skies, finding your way to Greenbrier County is easy.
Flying to Greenbrier County, WV
Fly in to the Greenbrier Valley Airport in Lewisburg via United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines. The airport provides direct air service to and from Washington Dulles and Chicago O-Hare airports and is located five miles north of Lewisburg and 13 miles from The Greenbrier resort.
Greenbrier County By Train
Call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 to make a reservation.
Driving to Greenbrier County, WV
Nestled in the heart of West Virginia, Greenbrier County is within a day’s drive of the majority of the nation. Just hop on Interstate 64 and enjoy the views of West Virginia’s hills and valleys.