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Considering a Move to Lynchburg, VA-What Do I Need to Know?

Discussion in 'South East' started by JBarbaresi, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. JBarbaresi

    JBarbaresi [OP] '10 DC TRD SPORT 6SPD

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    Like the title says, I may be looking at a move down to Lynchburg or the surrounding vicinity in the next 6 months or so. What do I need to know about the area? I've lived in Stafford for the past 3 years so I won't need to worry about getting a new CC permit or license or anything. Where's a good place to look for housing? Closest military installation?

    Its kind of funny because I just drove almost 3 hours one way to get my truck from Berglund Toyota because it was the only 6spd DC within driving distance of me, now I find out I may be getting transferred there. I'd imagine there are plenty of places to go wheeling in the area, are many members active from Lynchburg?
     
  2. Dutch'nComa13

    Dutch'nComa13 Well-Known Member

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    college town of Liberty Uni, but not bad.
     
  3. JBarbaresi

    JBarbaresi [OP] '10 DC TRD SPORT 6SPD

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    i've heard its a pretty nice area, i've only been there to pick up my truck. i think there are lots of universities in the area there.
     
  4. Timmy

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    It is a very nice area. The winters are not to bad, cold but very little snow. We had the worst winter in 20+ years last year. I think you will like it, not as busy or crowded as stafford. I am about 50 miles south in Danville.
     
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    banjoes in the background...
     
  6. JBarbaresi

    JBarbaresi [OP] '10 DC TRD SPORT 6SPD

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    banjoes go well with trucks...
     
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    I live not to far from Lynchburg. It's not to bad, most people say it's a little boring. I also bought my Tacoma from Berglund Toyota.
     
  8. JBarbaresi

    JBarbaresi [OP] '10 DC TRD SPORT 6SPD

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    i've got a family to raise, i can do a little boring :D
     
  9. My68ur8trd

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    I have heard from multiple people that that is one of the best places to raise a kid.

    Plus lots of wheeling around, but you will need some sliders:)

    Justin
     
  10. JBarbaresi

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    its looking like a toss up between lynchburg and harrisonburg right now. i don't think i can go wrong with either choice, it just depends on where i get stationed.
     
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    I spent alot of time in Harrisonburg ( My wife graduated from JMU). I personally like Lynchburg over Harrisonburg, but both are nice

    Justin
     
  12. JBarbaresi

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    what do you like better about lynchburg if you dont mind me asking?
     
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    In that case it's perfect! This is Jerry Falwell country so it's fairly family friendly.
     
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