Twin County Regional Healthcare
Welcome to Galax, the gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains, known for its bluegrass music, tradition, recreation and scenic beauty.
Twin County Regional Healthcare is part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare and has been the region's healthcare leader since 1973. It provides a wide array of inpatient and outpatient services at its acute care hospital and through its various physician practices.
The CommunityGalax features a small town atmosphere with easy access to larger metropolitan areas. While cherishing its traditions, it looks forward to an even more prosperous future. Here, you will discover an area of extraordinary beauty and natural resources, enriched with a human spirit that is unparalleled. Residents enjoy ready access to many outdoor recreational activities, including everything from hiking the Appalachian Trail and canoeing the New River to biking the New River Trail and hunting and fishing in nearby state parks and national forests. The Twin Counties are home to native trout streams, rare wild flowers, natural white pine forests and unsurpassed views.
The region boasts a progressive, well-rounded program of educational opportunities for students, and a number of colleges and universities are close by. Residents also enjoy a robust cultural scene. Chestnut Creek School of the Arts provides classes in music, literature, visual arts and culinary arts for all ages and skill levels year-round. The Blue Ridge Music Center includes an outdoor amphitheater and indoor interpretive center to highlight the music and musicians of the Blue Ridge. And the 475-seat, historic Rex Theater is home to a live "Blueridge Backroads" radio show and regularly scheduled live performances.