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Altavista Updates

  • April 7th meeting live on Facebook

    Altavista's next meeting will be hosted over Facebook live. Please click the button below to learn more about our policies and procedures for conducting this meeting and getting all important information to the proper people.

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  • Town of Altavista is cancelling all rentals of town-owned property

    Altavista, Va. – Out of an abundance of caution of public health, theTown of Altavista is continuing to urge residents to educate themselves regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and follow best practices when it comes to preventing the illness and avoiding exposure.

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  • Altavista Adopt-a-Street Program

    The Town of Altavista is pleased to announce the implementation of the Adopt-A-Street program! Neighborhoods, businesses, families, and individuals can make a difference in the community by adopting a Town street through this litter-removal program. For more information about the program, or to participate, contact the Town of Altavista Public Works Department at (434) 369-6045 or click the link below.

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  • Applications Being Accepted

    The Altavista Town Council is seeking citizens to serve on Town Boards and Commissions. These citizens will play an active role in helping to shape our town by advising Town Council on important community-related issues. Serving on a Board or Commission is an excellent way to make a personal contribution to Altavista and can be a rewarding experience for everyone.

    Applications can be obtained by clicking the button below, picked up at Town Hall or you can request to have one mailed by calling Town Hall at 434-369-5001.

    Applicants do not need to have prior experience in public service. You must live in the Town of Altavista in order to serve on a Board or Commission, unless otherwise stated on the application.

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  • Hazard Mitigation Plan

    Residents’ input is needed in developing the region’s pre-disaster or Hazard Mitigation Plan.

    A Hazard mitigation plan is the process used by state and local leaders to understand risks from natural hazards/disasters and develop long-term strategies to reduce the impacts of disasters on people, property, and the environment. Through a grant provided by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), the Central Virginia Planning District Commission (CVPDC) with the help of area localities is developing a pre-disaster plan or Hazard Mitigation Plan and needs your help. Please click the button below for more information.

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  • Utility Rate Changes - Effective Dec. 1

    Effective December 1st, water and sewer rates will increase! Please click the button below to read more.

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  • Town Seeks Public Input on FY2021 Budget

    Altavista, Va. – The Town of Altavista will seek Public Input into the development of the FY2021 Budget and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). There will be time on the Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Town Council Work Session agenda for citizens to share their priorities for Town programs and services.

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  • Booker Building Feasibility Study

    This report concludes with an implementation plan, describing further action the Town can take in the Booker Building’s revitalization. The Town’s next steps would be to identify the future use of the Booker Building and to move forward with a business plan, partnerships, and fundraising. 

    Booker Building Feasibililty Study

    Booker Building Press Release

  • View the New Economic Development Strategy

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  • Auto Pay is Now Avaiable!

    Auto-Pay / EFT utility payments only

    Auto-Pay/EFT is the option that we recommend. It allows us to debit your payment from a checking or saving account. And it’s FREE. With Auto-Pay, your payment will be drafted five (5) days after the bill date that is printed on your monthly/quarterly bill. If the date falls on a weekend or holiday, the payment will be drafted the following business day. You can call our office and update your banking information or discontinue Auto-Pay at any time. If you would like to sign up for Auto-Pay, complete the auto-payment application form (see the link below) and return it to our office along with a voided check from your bank account. If you do not have checks for your account, a deposit slip with your routing number and account number will work.






  • Altavista Advantage Loan Program

    Are you starting or expanding your business in the Town of Altavista? Your business could be eligible for the Altavista Advantage loan program with an interest rate at prime minus 1%, for a period of 60 months. 

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    Altavista Advantage Loan Program Application 

Discover Altavista

  • A Great Place to Live and Work
  • Town History
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  • Altavista on Track
  • Education & Schools
  • A Great Place to Live and Work

    A Great Place to Live and Work

    What better place to raise your family, retire in a relaxed, safe environment, or open your own business, while maintaining a healthful and intimate lifestyle, than Altavista?

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  • Town History

    Town History

    Compared to other towns in the Old Dominion, Altavista is relatively young. The idea for the creation of a town in this location came in 1905 when three Lane brothers, contractors for the building of 32 miles of the Virginian Railway in this part of Virginia, bought 2,000 acres of land in Campbell County.

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  • Economic Development

    Economic Development

    Altavista offers a small town feel with big city amenities. Altavista Main and Broad Street Our major employers include textile manufacturing and construction services, to printing and transportation services.

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  • Altavista on Track

    Altavista on Track

    Altavista's Main Street Program: "Altavista on Track" is always on the move.

    Events, ReDevelopment and more:

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  • Education & Schools

    Education & Schools

    There are many educational opportunities in Altavista. The public K-12 schools are operated by Campbell County.

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Get in Touch

Town Hall 510 7th Street
Altavista, VA 24517

Phone: (434)-369-5001


COVID-19 Community Resources

The Town of Altavista is currently monitoring and responding to COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, and will continue to prioritize the safety of town residents, businesses, and employees. Make sure you stay informed!