Alert: The playground area at Shreve Park will be closed beginning Wednesday, January 8th through Friday, January 24th due to renovations of the playground equipment.

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Altavista Updates

  • Special Meeting

    Mark your calendar for a special meeting on Thursday, January 9. Please find the agenda for the special meeting by clicking the button below

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  • Eagle Trail Closure Dates

    At the request of the contractor, Eagle Trail, road and walking trail will be closed to the public on the following dates due to construction of the new Main Street Bridge:

    • January 9th and 10th (two days)
    • January 14th, 15th & 16th (three days)
    • January 27th through February 7th (two weeks)

    We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • 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.

    To learn more about this development, click the button below:

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  • Williams Named New Altavista Community Development Director

    Altavista, Va. – Town Manager Waverly Coggsdale is pleased to announce the appointment of Sharon D. Williams, AICP, as Altavista’s new Community Development Director. Williams is set to start work on November 11th

    To learn more about this, please read our press release below:

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  • Leaf Collection Schedule

    Each fall, the Town provides bulk leaf collection to its citizens. The Town is divided into areas and each area is serviced on alternating weeks ( See boxes at the right). Residents are asked to follow a few simple rules when raking leaves.

    Click below to learn ore about this year's schedule!

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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. 

    Altavista Advantage Informational Flyer

    Altavista Advantage Loan Program Application 

Discover Altavista

  • A Great Place to Live and Work
  • Town History
  • Economic Development
  • 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