Economic Development

Welcome to the City of Emporia, Virginia!

Strategically located on the East Coast with crossroads of Interstate 95 and U.S. Routes 58 and 301, Emporia is a rapidly emerging commerce and industry center. Coupled with its central location and pro-business environment, Emporia offers all of the amenities and resources to work, grow, and prosper.

The City of Emporia’s Economic Development mission is to encourage economic growth by strengthening the City’s competitive position and facilitating investments that build capacity, create jobs, generate economic opportunity and improve quality of life.

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Beverley Hawthorne 434.634.5056