Top Reasons to live in Abingdon, VA
- The arts scene! Abingdon is famous as the home to the Barter Theatre. Patrons worldwide flock here to see the live performances from the theatre's many resident actors and guest stars. The second stage of the theatre offers an experience that is even more intimate. Ernest Borgnine is among the notables who began their careers at the Barter. Abingdon is also part of The Crooked Road's 333 miles. This attraction lets people experience the history of music in Southwest Virginia through old-time bands, gospel, ballads and blues.