Welcome to Amherst County, a true Beauty in the Blue Ridge!!   

The Amherst County Tourism Department was formed to preserve and enhance Amherst County's natural beauty; and provide information and promote the use of our cultural, recreational and historical resources by our diverse citizens and visitors.
Whether you are an avid fisherman who enjoys the world class Smallmouth fishing on the James River, an arts and culture enthusiast who takes advantage of our many museums and the campus of Sweet Briar College or enjoy shopping for antiques and specialty items, Amherst County offers you many opportunities to Come Outside and Play!!!     
Thank you for contacting the Amherst Tourism Department.  We are very interested in your inquiry and want to provide any assistance we can.  Please feel free to contact the County Administrator's office at (434) 946-9400. 
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