Stanardsville Virginia
“Nestled With Tradition, Rich With History”

Town of Stanardsville VA

The town of Stanardsville is located in Greene county in the central Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains. Stanardsville is a small town and the county seat of Green County. There are many thing to do such as antique shopping, visit art galleries, outdoor recreational adventures with mountain views, Civil War History, and local restaurants, fly fishing, cycling, hiking, horseback riding and wine tasting. Stanardsville offers unique places to stay such as bed and breakfasts, country inns, hotels, secluded cabin rentals, yurts and tiny houses for a night, weekend, and week exploring the area.

The town of Stanardsville is a great location to use as a base-camp for area adventures around the town to explore the Shenandoah National Park Skyline Drive, and The Appalachian Trail in Virginia.

History of Stanardsville VA

The town of Stanardsville was established in 1794, and was named after its founder William Stanard. William was a member of a very prominent wealthy Virginia family. Standardsville gained a popular status in the 1800s as a last stop for travelers crossing the mountains at Swift Run Gap. During the 1800s the town has hotels, taverns, restaurants, a movie theater, and shops. Stanardsville became a thriving community and a gateway to the Shenandoah Valley.

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