Area & Tourism
About Hillsville, VA
The Carroll County public school system operates one high school, one middle school, and seven elementary schools. Two of these schools, both secondary, Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School, are located within the Town of Hillsville. The new Hillsville Elementary School, constructed in 2005, is located outside of the corporate limits.
|Public Schools In Hillsville as of 2008||Grades||Capacity||Enrollment||Acreage||Year Built /Renovations|
|Carroll Co. High||9 thru 12||900||871||72.25||1969|
|Carroll Co. Middle||6 thru 8||560||617||22.76||1936,1947,1954,1979,1980,1982|
While there are no institutions of higher learning in Hillsville or Carroll County, the community is served by Wytheville Community College. This is a two year institution roughly 30-miles north of town. Additional community college facilities within 75 miles of Hillsville include New River Community College in Dublin, Virginia; and Surry Community College in Dobson, North Carolina. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, consisting of eight colleges and graduate schools, is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, roughly 64 miles northeast of Hillsville.
Additional four-year institutions within a 70-mile radius of Hillsville include Radford University, Wake Forest University, Emory & Henry College, and Bluefield College.
Carroll County Public Library: (276) 728-3334, Corner of N. Main St. and Beaverdam Rd.
Hillsville First Baptist: (276) 728-7801
Hillsville Presbyterian: (276) 728-2722
Hillsville First United Methodist: (276) 728-2434
Hillsville Christian Church: (276) 728-2221
Hillsville Pentecostal Holiness: (276) 728-4943
Hillsville Church of God: 1550 N Main St. (276)766-3469
Victory Way Baptist Church: 500 S Main St. (276)728-2651
DALTON HILL CHRISTIAN CHURCH / #276-728-9990 / 209 Coon Ridge Road, Hillsville, VA 24343
Hillsville Elementary School: (276) 728-7312
Carroll County Middle School: (276) 728-2382
Carroll County High School: (276) 728-2125
Carroll County School Board: (276) 728-3191
Additional Area Information
Hillsville’s historic district is a wireless internet hot spot.
Visitors, businesses and residents of historic downtown Hillsville may access this unsecure wireless link at no cost.
Highways serving area: I-77, I-81, US 58/221 (4 lane), 58 bypass, US 52
Nearest interstate interchange: 4 within county (Exits 1,8,15,19 on I-77) and Exit 14 within town limits
Motor freight carriers: 41
Nearest motor freight terminal: 9 miles (Blue Ridge Transfer in Galax)
Roanoke Regional Airport; Roanoke, VA, 78 miles northeast of Hillsville
Smith-Reynolds Airport; Winston-Salem, NC, 58 miles southeast of Hillsville
Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem Regional Airport; 78 miles southeast of Hillsville
General aviation facilities available at Twin County Airport, 5 miles west of Hillsville. Twin County Airport has a 4,204-foot lighted runway with charter, air taxi, and air freight services available.
A Norfolk Southern mainline runs parallel to I-81, approximately 15 miles north of the Carroll County line.
Port of Hampton Roads is 290 miles east. Inland container port at Front Royal, VA, is 170 miles east.
Twin County Regional Hospital (149 beds; 37 medical specialists), one outpatient clinic
55 physicians, 6 dentist, 6 optometrists in Twin County Area, which includes neighboring City of Galax and Grayson County
Hillsville has three private physician offices and a chiropractor’s office
Daily Newspapers: 2, Roanoke Times, Winston Salem Journal
Weekly Newspapers: 2, Galax Gazette, The Carroll News
Radio Stations: 4
Broadcast/Cable TV: Major networks available through affiliates in Roanoke, VA; Triad Region of NC; cable television available locally by Comcast
Post Offices: 1, 404 S. Main Street
Telephone Service: Century Link and Comcast; digital switching, fiber optic networks; DSL through Century Link and Cable Internet through Comcast