Economic Development

Arial photo of Westmoreland County VA farmland

The county’s economic development efforts help local businesses prosper and expand and give businesses compelling reasons to relocate to Westmoreland County.


Our strategic Mid-Atlantic location offers convenient access to key markets, suppliers and major transportation centers via Interstate 95.

Westmoreland County is located in Virginia’s Northern Neck, a rural peninsula bounded by the Potomac River, the Rappahannock River, and the Chesapeake Bay. It is 65 miles northeast of Richmond, the state capital, and 80 miles southeast of Washington, D.C.

For detailed data and information about the benefits of doing business in Westmoreland County, Virginia, please visit the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.