Located steps from Blacksburg, the Town of Christiansburg serves as one of the major commercial and educational centers of the New River Valley. With a population of just over 20,000 residents, Christiansburg offers easy access to the entire New River Valley by way of Interstate-81 and Route 460. The community is full of both locally-owned and franchised businesses, including retail and restaurants, health, medical, and service businesses. Christiansburg is also the area’s regional shopping destination with the 450,000 square foot New River Valley Mall, as well as the 300,000 square foot Market Place. Residents have come to love the modern Christiansburg Recreation Center, as well as the newly opened (and world class) Christiansburg Aquatic Center. New River Community College adds educational opportunities to both residents of Christiansburg and the New River Valley. If you are looking to step back in time, Downtown Cambria is a small community in Christiansburg that is chock full of antiques and charm. Christiansburg real estate options offer a great mix of large and small neighborhoods, as well as more private and rural housing options. As their motto says, Christiansburg really is “Progressive small town living at its best”.