Living Here

A Range of Urban and Rural Communities

Life in the NRV offers an unexpected range of urban and rural opportunities – live in a rural setting, experience the vibrancy of an urban environment in small college town or be a part of the thriving small-town life people can only wax nostalgic about elsewhere.

Education and Training Opportunities

Life in the NRV offers public and private education serves the area’s youngest students from pre-K through post-graduate education. There’s also continuing education and degree programs at community colleges and universities for workforce training and professional development.

Recreation Opportunities

The people who live here rate the area’s natural beauty and quality of life very high and we think you will too! You’ll find nationally-recognized collegiate sports to root for, recreational sports leagues for kids and adults as well as outdoor recreation opportunities to satisfy and thrill hikers, bikers and fishermen alike.