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Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday

The town office will be CLOSED on Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

The office will reopen at 8:00am on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Payments may be dropped off in the drop box located at the side of the building near the flagpole.


If you are age 75+ you may receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Call 276-625-8829 between 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday - Friday to schedule an appointment or for more information.
Appointments for the vaccine will be scheduled for Tuesdays between 1 pm to 5 pm.

This is a public service announcement please do not call the Town of Rural Retreat for information.  



Due to the current State of Emergency issued by Governor Northam the town office LOBBY will be closed until further notice.  
The Drive-thru in the back of the building is open Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. 

Keeping citizens safe is the top priority of the Town of Rural Retreat.  It is important for you to be aware that the daily operations of the town will continue as usual. 

Payments may be made:

  • Drop Box – A drop box is located on the right side of the town office building near the flagpole. Please place payment in an envelope with the account name on the envelope.
  • Drive-thru window located at the back of the building and will be open Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Website  click on payments tab.
  • Pay by mail – Mail your check or money order to P.O. Box 130, Rural Retreat, VA 24368.
  • Pay by phone by calling (276) 686-4221.


If you need to contact our Police department, please call (276) 686-4221 Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. 
Please call 911 for any after-hours emergencies.


Keeping You Informed
We’re committed to keeping you informed through this rapidly changing situation.
For the latest information about COVID-19, please visit or your local health department website.

Town of Rural Retreat

P.O. Box 130
Rural Retreat, VA 24368

Phone: 276-686-4221
Fax: 276-686-4922