The Town of
Glasgow, Virginia

Economy

The local economy remains strong, with an ample housing inventory (both for sale and rental), several new businesses, and ample employment in many job classifications. The chart to the right show employment trends since 2001 in Rockbridge County and the cities of Lexington and Buena Vista.

Glasgow is home to the largest industrial employer in Rockbridge County, employing 40% of the industrial workers in the County. Lee’s Carpets
, a division of Mohawk Industries employs approximately 1,100 people in the largest carpet manufacturing facility under one roof in the nation. Mohawk announced, earlier this year that it is beginning a $26.6 million dollar project to expand and update its operations. This project will also create 25 new jobs at the facility.v This plant currently produces 20 million square yards of carpet and 30 million pounds of yarn annually.

Glasgow is also home to many retail establishments and locally owned businesses. Visit the Glasgow Yellow Pages for links to pages about some of our businesses.