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Welcome to Amherst County.

In addition to being a beautiful place to live, Amherst County is a wonderful place to do business.


Over the River. Through the Woods.

Nestled along the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Amherst abounds with unique B&Bs, wineries, golf courses, campgrounds, shopping, and so much more.

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In Good Company.

The Amherst County Chamber of Commerce provides benefits to over 200 members within Amherst County and the surrounding areas.

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Remarkably Close.

Amherst County is mere minutes north of Lynchburg, just across the historic James River.

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History. Made Daily.

Amherst County blends the best of rural and suburban living with thriving businesses, agriculture, local industries, education, and more.

Welcome to the Amherst County Chamber of Commerce!

Connecting People. Building Business.

The purpose of the Amherst County Chamber of Commerce is to advance commercial, industrial, professional, domestic and global interests in Amherst County and its trade area. We aim to increase members' presence and to be of service in any way we can help, for "your business is our business.” Amherst County is a wonderful place to live, work, and play. Stop in for a visit at the Chamber office to get connected with all we have to offer in Amherst, VA.

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Why Join?

Discover exclusive benefits and networking opportunities by joining the Amherst County Chamber of Commerce. Boost your business and connect with like-minded professionals. Explore the benefits and get all the details here.

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Our Annual Business Awards & Appreciation Dinner is May 23rd!

Nominations are closed, but, thanks to you, we had 132 submissions - an all-time high!

Thank you for supporting local business!

Would you like to purchase tickets? Click HERE.

To become a sponsor of this high-profile dinner, please click HERE.

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Join the Amherst County Chamber of Commerce and unlock a wealth of resources for your business growth. Connect, collaborate, and thrive within our supportive community of over 200 members.

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Check Out This Week's News and Events!

Click below to read our April 11th newsletter to learn about upcoming events in Amherst County, including the Chamber's 22nd Annual Awards Dinner! (Remember - nominations close tomorrow!)

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