Washington County is located in Southwest Virginia and is considered to be a part of the “Tri-cities.” Its’ most notable cities include Abingdon, Damascus, Glade Spring and Saltville. In 1999, Abingdon, Virginia was awarded as being recognized as an “All-American” City. The historical Emory and Henry College is located in Washington County. Other historical sites of interest include: The Barter Theater, Martha Washington Inn, and White’s Mill. Washington County also has many tourists attractions such as the Arts Depot, the Virginia Creeper Trail, the Salt Trail, the ‘Round the Mountain Artisan’s Depot, and the Crooked Road Artisan’s network. Visitors can also take advantage of the local events such as the Washington County Fair, Virginia Highlands Festival, and Trail Days.