• Moving to the Area?

  • The Halifax County Chamber of Commerce is your central location for relocation information. We can assist you in making your move to Halifax County as smoothly as possible.

    Halifax County has a housing option to suit any lifestyle, including lofts in downtown South Boston, historical homes, maintenance-free townhomes, assisted living facilities, new construction, or vast acreage available to build an estate.

    Halifax County's experienced and knowledgeable real estate professionals will provide personal assistance in making a move across town or the country as smooth as possible.

    Voter Registration 434-476-3322
    Automobile Registration (DMV) 804-497-7100
    Commissioner of Revenue 434-476-3314


    Internet Service Providers

    Comcast          888-266-2278
    CenturyLink   434-572-3295
    GCR Company 434-572-1765
    CenturyLink    888-732-8010
    Dominion Electric 888-667-3000
    Mecklenburg Electric     434-656-1288
    Centerville Cellular 434-572-3448
    Verizon Wireless 434-575-5250
    Sprint 434-272-2810
    Comcast  888-266-2278
    Fincher's 434-572-8966
    Waste Management  
    First Piedmont Corporation 434-432-0211
    The Gazette-Virginian   434-572-3945
    The News and Record     434-572-2928
    WHLF 95.3      434-572-2988
    WAKG 103.3 434-797-4290
    Emergency Numbers  
    In case of an emergency, dial 911.  
    Police Department (Halifax) 434-476-2526
    Police Department (South Boston)      434-575-4273
    Fire Department (Halifax)    434-476-6001
    Fire Department (South Boston)       434-575-4292
    Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital            434-517-3100


  • Who's Who?

    Federal Elected Officials  
    U.S. Senators  
    Tim Kaine   202-224-4024
    Mark Warner 202-224-2023
    U.S. Representative  
    Denver Riggleman 202-225-4711
    ‚ÄčState Elected Officials  
    Governor of Virginia  
    Ralph S. Northam 804-786-2211
    Frank Ruff, Jr., District 15 434-374-5129
    Capitol Office 804-698-7515
    Delegate, District 60  
    James Edmunds 434-476-0077
    Local Officials  
    Halifax County Board of Supervisors  
      Chairman Dennis Witt 434-470-8004
    County Administrator  
      Scott Simpson 434-476-3300
    Town of South Boston  
      Town Manager Tom Raab 434-575-4200
      Mayor Ed Owens    434-575-4200
    Town of Halifax  
     Town Manager Carl Espy 434-476-2343
     Mayor Dexter Gilliam 434-476-2343
    Halifax County Treasurer  
      Ruth Oakes 434-476-3318
    Town of South Boston Finance Office 434-575-4210
  • Demographics


    Square miles       817.84

    Source: USA.com

    Distance to (from Halifax County):

    Ports of Virginia       165 miles
    Richmond, Virginia 115 miles
    Durham, North Carolina 55 miles
    Greensboro, North Carolina 78 miles
    Roanoke, Virginia 89 miles
    Lynchburg, Virginia 61 miles

    Source: Google maps