Welcome to Goshen, Virginia! The Town of Goshen Official Website


For county updates on COVID-19, please visit  Rockbridge County COVID-19

Town Hall on Main Street ~ Goshen, VA

The Town of Goshen, located in Rockbridge County, VA,  is 19 miles northwest from Lexington and 30 miles southwest of Staunton. State Routes 42 and 39 intersect at a point in town where picturesque Mill Creek meets the Calfpasture River, merging to form the Maury River. Centrally located to Lexington, Staunton, Clifton Forge, Warm Springs and Hot Springs.  Approximately 400 residents now call the Incorporated Limits of Goshen home.

Goshen Pass, four miles from town, is a natural wonderland perfect for hiking, fishing, picnicking, kayaking, swimming, camping, photography and much more.

George Washington National Forest and Goshen-Little North Mountain Wildlife Management Areas border much of the town and are accessible by numerous state forest service access roads and hiking trails.

Goshen has had an interesting history as a resort town and industrial center and is a popular destination for genealogists,  historians,  and those simply seeking a quiet, slower pace of  life.  Come and enjoy!

 This facility is operated in a nondiscriminatory basis with regards to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, age or handicap. Complaints of discrimination may be sent to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Washington D.C. 20250

13 thoughts on “Welcome to Goshen, Virginia! The Town of Goshen Official Website

  1. I visited Goshen in Sept 2008 with a very dear friend of my.I thought it was one of the most beautiful places in the world he made this trip wonderful. He took me to Goshen Pass and we went down to the river. In my eyes this could be close to heaven I really thank Chad for taking me there it will alway be one of my fondest memories. If anyone who wanted to go to a very beautiful and serine place I would sugest Goshen Va. I Loved it and will always remember our trip.

  2. Lovely town, very nice residents. I worked at Goshen Scout Camps for a few years and had a chance to enjoy the area and all it offered. It was a pleasure to call the region home for a few months each year!

  3. Goshen Fire Department, Tuesday July 27, 2010 just before 9 pm. your lights were on the doors were open and one of the firefighters answered the call, “Where is the closest gas station?”

    My family was so thankful to learn it was only around the corner. We left the interstate about 10 miles after the fuel light came on, following a semi thinking it was going to a town. Over 10 miles down the road we found Goshen, the fire station, and the gas station.

    To the young lady working at the gas station, thank you for staying open a little later that night. and giving us great directions for getting back onto the interstate.

  4. Does anyone have contact information for Riverview cemetery beside the Baptist church in Goshen, Va? Phone number would be helpful. Thanks

  5. Wondering if anyone knows the family at the “Youel/ Condon” house and how I could contact them. I’m a decendent of William Youel and would like to pay my respects to the family burial grounds on the property. Thank you.

  6. Diana – we are pleased to hear that the owners at the Hummingbird Inn were able to connect you with a local contact to pay your respects to the family burial grounds at the former Youel/Condon property.

  7. I put a contract on a home in town of Goshen. I would like to learn about local service and utility such as trash, water, electric and internet. Is it county seat of Rockbridge that I need to contact or does Goshen have a department?
    thank you

    PS I can volunteer if web/html assist is desired. I noticed Town Government link hits an incomplete page. At least link up to county and state web sites for information.

    Thank you.

  8. Andrew – Please contact the Town of Goshen’s office at 540-997-5545 for your utility information. Once you’ve moved to Goshen, we invite you to attend our monthly Town Council meetings to share your interest in helping with our website. The meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. Prior to closing the meeting, we take comments from our residents. Wishing you all the best as you work through your home purchase!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *