ABOUT SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE
Vacationers come to Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia, from all over the world to take in our stunning views and to enjoy ample water sports. They usually end up discovering many unexpected delights. Of course we offer boating, fishing and swimming... but you'll also find golf, tennis, equestrian, and hiking... as well as social and dining opportunities at several local country clubs -- two of which were developed by Westlake Towne Center's developer/owner, Ronald L. Willard Sr. Once you visit, you'll never want to leave!
Home to nearly 20,000 permanent residents, Smith Mountain Lake is a stunning surprise among the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. More than 40 miles long, the 22,000-acre lake meanders along 500 miles of water frontage. The lake continues to grow in popularity both as a travel destination and for its alluring lifestyle.
The lake is bordered by Bedford, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties, all of which offer low taxes. The beauty, quality of life and affordability of Southwest Virginia make it an alluring place to come, whether for a vacation, to retire, or to raise a family. And for all the same reasons, this is an ideal place to locate a business.