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  • Altavista's Mayor With Street Art

On Track for Success

Welcome to Altavista On Track... and Online!

An Up-and-Coming Commercial District 

Friendly Atmosphere

Wealth of Historic and Cultural Attractions

Fine Selection of Industrial Locations

A Rich Quality of Life with Small Town Charm   

NEW Altavista Business Needs Survey

We need your help. As part of the Pop Up Program designed to recruit new businesses and expand existing businesses in Altavista, we would like to know what businesses you would support. Please take about 5 minutes to complete this survey. Our goal is for new businesses, or expanding businesses, to meet the needs identified by the Needs Survey and to bring new business start ups or expansions to our Town prior to the end of June 2015.

Please click here and complete this short survey, and encourage your neighbors, friends and family to do so as well.

Thank you for supporting Altavista On Track and our economic revitalization efforts.

Pop Up Altavista Classes for Prospective Businesses

For a list of the Pop Up Program classes for prospective business owners, click here.

Giblet Jog 5K Logo

NEW We are ready for the 2014 Giblet Jog 5K event. REGISTER ONLINE UNTIL MONDAY NOON, NOV. 24 BY CLICKING HERE. 

For more details about the race, or to obtain a paper registration form, click here

Altavista's Giblet Jog 2014 Flyer

The Giblet Jog 5k is a family event. Read about the Sanders family participation in the Giblet Jog 5k event in the Altavista Journal.

NEW Zero Interest Loan Program established by the Town of Altavista to provide financial assistance to commercial building property owners. Find out more...

NEW - If you are starting a business, check out our Updated Business Survival Kit. Download it here.  

Scarecrow Stroll

Scarecrows in Canoe in Altavista, VA 

Scarecrow Couple in Altavista, VA

The Colonel Pigskin sm


Race To The Madness 

Each year during the entire month of October, Altavista On Track hosts the Scarecrow Stroll for businesses and organizations.

Altavista On Track Annonces 2014 Scarecrow Stroll Winners

Altavista On Track announced its Scarecrow Stroll winners for 2014. The People's Choice Award winner was the Colonel and his Pigskin scarecrow created by First National Bank selected by voters who cast their votes at the Altavista Journal, the Medicine Shoppe and at Town Hall. The Most Creative Award went to the Race to the Madness scarecrow designed by MAD Biddy's. This award was selected by a subcommittee of Altavista On Track board members. Each of these businesses received a $100 award for their award-winning scarecrow. Altavista On Track wishes to thank all of the participants in the Scarecrow Stroll which continues through this weekend.

Click here to view the list of 2014 Scarecrows.

Christmas Parade 

This year the Altavista Christmas Parade will be on Thursday, December 4th, at 7pm. This year's theme is "Carols of Christmas," so decorate accordingly. If you would like to be a part of the parade, click here to download the entry form, and make sure to submit it by November 14th. If you have any further questions, please contact the Altavista Chamber of Commerce at 434-369-6665 or Altavista On Track at 434-401-9729. 

Welcome to the web site for Altavista On Track, the community development arm of the Town of Altavista, VA, an official Main Street community. We hope you’ll spend some time exploring our site, where you’ll discover an impressive cross-section of all that Altavista has to offer.

If you’re a traveler or tourist, we know you’ll pay us a visit once you’ve explored our site. It’s hard to resist the charm, scenery and opportunity found in this close-knit community here in Altavista. We look forward to meeting you and serving your needs.

If you’re a citizen, we hope you’ll continue supporting our efforts to revitalize and re-energize the downtown district. Altavista has so much to offer – not the least of which is its people. You truly provide the character and vision that has made this community strong and vibrant for the last century.

Altavista is a vibrant, close-knit community with abundant resources and opportunity for business, recreation and family. We look forward to reaching new heights of prosperity and cooperation as we chart an exciting course into the future. With your support and renewed vision, we’ll build a community that is “on track” for success in 2013 and well beyond.