Founded in 1779, the city of Harrisonburg is located in the Shenandoah Valley region of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Though the county seat of Rockingham County, Harrisonburg is an independent city and is home to over 120,000 people. The city is known for its diverse community and eclectic culture - it has continually ranked highly as one of the most popular cities in the country to visit and live in.
updated 2023, www.census.gov
Home to the prestigious James Madison University, Harrisonburg has a rich history of education and academic excellence. There are 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school as well as alternative options such as the Massanutten Technical Center and the Massanutten Regional Governor’s School.