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Virginia State Cabin Capital

Cabin in Page County, Virginia Shenandoah National Park (Skyline Drive). Photo by Todd Van Hoosear / Flickr (use permitted with attribution/share alike).

Official State Cabin Capital of Virginia

Page County was designated the official state cabin capital of Virginia in 2009, recognizing the importance of the area to the state's tourism industry. All Virginia Symbols & Icons

House Bill NO. 2671

WHEREAS, tourism is an important industry for Luray and Page Counties, generating $4.5 million in state and local tax revenue; and

WHEREAS, Page County's location in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, attracts travelers from around the world; and

WHEREAS, Page County has one of the largest and most unique offerings of cabins, more than 250 in total, hosting tens of thousands of Americans and international visitors experiencing Virginia's year-round beauty; and

WHEREAS, the vast number of cabins in Page County make the area a top destination to enjoy the region's beauty and nature, with nearby destinations including Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, the Shenandoah River, and numerous Virginia farm wineries that complement the cabin experience; and

WHEREAS, tourism is one of the most powerful industries in Virginia, generating $18.7 billion in revenue, supporting 210,000 jobs, and providing $1.2 billion in state and local tax revenue; and

WHEREAS, Page County is an important partner in the state's tourism industry that features one of the most diverse and high-quality collections of cabin lodging properties in the Commonwealth; now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia that § 1-510 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows: § 1 -510. Official emblems and designations ... Cabin Capital of Virginia - Page County ...

2009 Session. H 2671: Code of Virginia