South Boston, VA

Rustic and Rare South Boston, Virginia

Welcome home to South Boston. Dynamic and rich with local culture, this community is best known for its unique brand of Southern charm. Neighbors here call out to each other on the street, neighborhood cookouts are the norm, and there's always something fun going on that season. Whether you're looking for an expansive equestrian home or a cozy single-family abode, you'll love the wide variety of real estate options available in South Boston.

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Live, Work & Play in South Boston


Enjoy living in a piece of American history in your new South Boston home. These abodes, ranging from cozy single-story ranches to more stately colonials, capture the charm of the region, their classic exteriors telling tales from years past. Living in South Boston means living amongst the rich history of Virginia, with homes dating as far back as the early 20th century.


As a South Boston resident, you’ll be able to take advantage of the companies that have moved in to bring employment to the region. Manufacturing jobs are not in short supply, with companies like Rochester Manufacturing, Firebird Manufacturing, and Frito-Lay having set up establishments in South Boston. More casual employment can be found at local eateries and retailers, as well as jobs in the healthcare industry.


Being a hub for pieces of Virginian history, there are several sites to see in South Boston. Historic sites and museums like the Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History, the Prizery, the AAF Tank Museum, and South Boston’s Historic District will satisfy curious minds. Locals can also explore the Hudson Heritage Farms or enjoy the thrills at the South Boston Speedway.

South Boston at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: US 360, US 58, US 501
Airport: Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH)
Distance to Lynchburg: 1 hr 18 mins
Distance to Richmond: 2 hrs 2 mins


Population: 7,932 (2021)
County: Halifax County
Zip Codes: 24592
Median Home Value: $159,900
Median Rent: $1,325

South Boston Attractions

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Shopping & Dining

There's some good eating in South Boston! Local favorites include the Southern Plenty Cafe, Mexico Viejo Grill, and Darby's Tavern. The Springfield Distillery is perfect for relaxing after a long day and offers made-from-scratch whiskey. Cheer on your favorite teams at JB's, or enjoy a meal of gourmet comfort food at Joe and a Bow.

Parks & Recreation

Have fun outdoors at local hot spots like Edmund's Park, the Staunton River State Park (the largest lake in VA!), and the winding Tobacco Heritage Trail. Shangrila is a fantastic ranch for horseback riding in Alton — just 10 minutes away! Avid golfers will love the Greens Folly Golf Course, with its expertly maintained greenways. 

Uniquely South Boston

There are so many fun things to do in South Boston, it can be hard to keep track! Luckily, we have the inside scoop on the most exciting things to do here! Race enthusiasts will love visiting the Virginia International Raceway (VIR), which hosts exciting events and showcases. Head over to World of Sports for a fun day of movies, bowling go karts, and laser tag.

Real Estate in South Boston

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