Charlottesville Welcome Book Fall 2017

Becoming a Local

Charlottesville is a fabulous place to live with excellent schools, health care and arts. We're in central Virginia, surrounded by gentle rivers, green pastures, mild seasons and an easy drive to Washington, D.C., or the Atlantic coast. Charlottesville is a small city - just over 10.4 square miles, with 45,000 residents - but it has the trappings of a big one. Musical acts and dramatic performances, fine dining, lovely shops - all are available in abundance. Charlottesville is home to diverse job-generating enterprises, from large employers and the government to start-up companies. 

Brown Automotive

Brown Auto in Charlottesville treats the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern. We know that you have high expectations, and as a car dealer, we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time. Allow us to demonstrate our commitment to excellence! Our experienced sales staff is eager to share its knowledge and enthusiasm with you. We encourage you to browse our online inventory, schedule a test drive and investigate financing options. 

Charlottesville City Schools

"Personal and Academic Success for All" guides the curriculum in Charlottesville City Schools with richly staffed classrooms and highly qualified professionals to nurture and challenge each student's talents. Our strong academic programs are enhanced by extracurricular activities for all grade levels, school sports, modern technology and one of the best fine arts programs in the country. The comprehensive preK-12 curriculum is designed to not only meet, but exceed, state standards. CHS students consistently score well above state and national averages on SAT tests and many attend top universities. Please contact any of our nine schools for a personal tour.

International School

The International School of Charlottesville offers the best in preschool education within a foreign language environment. The language center in the brain undergoes the greatest development in the first years of life. Exposing a child to a second language at an early age broadens cognitive ability in later years. Learning and thinking in another language also encourages multicultural awareness. At The ISC, the new language is not introduced as a separate subject but is an intrinsic part of the environment.

Mann, Kevin/ State Farm

Insurance Agency offering insurance and financial services products to the greater Charlottesville area. Located in the Forest Lakes Shopping Center.

Martha Jefferson Hospital

Sentara/Martha Jefferson Hospital has a singular mission: to make the people of our community healthy. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Martha Jefferson has constantly evolved to meet the diverse healthcare needs of patients who trust us with their care. Today, our vision is as clear as it was to our founders. We will continue to set the standard for clinical quality and personalized healthcare. To that end, we commit to a distinctive combination of cutting-edge technology and a tradition of care and human touch.

Med Spa of Virginia Total Wellness Center

At Med Spa of Virginia Total Wellness Center you'll experience a holistic approach to beauty and wellness, focused on personalized results. Our services offer high quality, medical-grade treatments and products in a premiere spa setting. We blend medical expertise, innovative technology and classic spa-style pampering to meet your specific needs. Whether you visit us for the "medical" or the "spa," you will find our therapies rejuvenating, luxurious and memorable.

MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law

Relocating to a new area is one of the primary reasons to review your estate planning documents. There are some significant differences among state laws so it is a prudent time to review, amend or establish your documents. An estate planning attorney serves as a valuable counselor to advise you on the best means to achieve your testamentary goals. It is particularly important to review titling of assets and beneficiary designations since they affect the disposition of your assets at death. An attorney assists you in understanding your options, helping you make the best decisions for your family's security.

Mountaintop Montessori

Progressive education in Charlottesville begins at Mountaintop Montessori for over 200 students from tiny toddlers taking their first steps away from home to middle school students preparing to take on the world and make it a better place. Come see this lush sanctuary where children learn at a natural pace, cultivating plants and animals across the 9-acre campus on Pantops and discovering the interdependency of every living thing. Students' learning experiences extend into the vibrant community around them promoting their growth as scholars, artists, volunteers, entrepreneurs and stewards of the environment. Mountaintop is accredited by AMS and VAIS.

Pampered Pets

Our facility is not your average pet lodge but truly a home away from home for pets. We provide every amenity for our guests including: outdoor play areas and indoor playroom for inclement weather, recreation time with individualized attention for each pet and a state-of-the-art Pet Grooming Salon. There is even a limited boutique located in our lobby with pet supplies for dogs and cats such as dog collars, supplies, and lots of toys to choose from. We are very proud of our facility and the service we provide and extend a warm welcome to you and your pet to become part of our extended family.

Pediatric Associates of Charlottesville

Welcome to Pediatric Associates of Charlottesville, where you'll find healthcare professionals and staff dedicated to providing you with the highest level of quality care... personal, considerate, sensitive, and knowledgeable. Our highest priority is you. Your comfort. Your well-being. Your total health. We want to bring you the best in healthcare services. One way we do that is by offering you, our patient, this website to get to know us better and access health services and information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

St. Anne's-Belfield School

Small class size, talented faculty and a nurturing environment characterize St. Anne's-Belfield School. Offering a full college preparatory program, robust sports program, ESL program and distinguished fine and preforming arts programs. We strive to educate the whole child: body, mind, heart and soul. Pre-school through grade 12, five- and seven-day boarding for grades 9-12.

The Covenant School

Founded in 1985, The Covenant School offers a non-denominational Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences education for day students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Covenant serves families throughout the wider Charlottesville region as well as a limited international population, promoting students’ moral, intellectual, and physical development in an environment which is both stimulating and nurturing. To learn more, we particularly encourage a personal tour and introduction to the school which can be arranged by calling the Admissions Office: (434) 220-7330.
(434) 220-7330
175 Hickory Street

UVA Health System

UVA Health System includes a 570-bed hospital, level I trauma center, nationally recognized cancer and heart centers and primary and specialty clinics throughout Central Virginia. We rank among the nation’s top hospitals because of our doctors, nurses and others who make every effort to push the envelope of healthcare. UVA Health System includes five components: the UVA Medical Center, which includes the hospital, trauma center and primary and specialty care locations throughout Central Virginia; the UVA School of Medicine; the UVA School of Nursing; the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library and the UVA Physicians Group.

Virginia Veterinary Specialists

Virginia Veterinary Specialists is central Virginia’s first small animal referral center. We are a dedicated team of board certified veterinary specialists and licensed technicians committed to providing the finest care possible for your companions.  From complex orthopedic, neurologic, and soft tissue procedures to ultrasound, chemotherapy, endoscopy and cardiology the team of Virginia Veterinary Specialists have one goal in mind: to provide a positive outcome for you and your pet.  We take an integrated approach with the different specialty services working closely together every day to ensure that each component of your pet’s condition is evaluated.

Wegman's Food Markets

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 92-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 20 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2017.