|The City of Radford, VA, also known as The New River City, is situated in the heart of Virginia's New River Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We are a diverse city with full educational, commercial and recreational opportunities. We are home to Radford University as well as local elementary, middle and high schools. We offer some of the best shopping in the region as well as a full range of job and business opportunties through our economic development department. Radford is host to year-round recreational and vacation activities. Our area festivals, activities, sports (such as football, baseball, basketball, and more), wine and vineyard events ensure you will never be without something to do. Radford also host many hotel and inn options for visitors staying the night with us. Radford takes pride in our local Police and Sheriff's departments that keep our visitors and residents safe. Radford, VA court system is near Blacksburg, Virginia and Christiansburg, Virginia.