Get Involved

Crewe's "down home" feel is ever present in town.  From waiving to a  friend on the road, running into a coworker at the park, or visiting  with neighbors in their local business, the Crewe community is the cornerstone on which the town was founded and continues today. Already a proud Creweton? Scroll down to find out more about getting active in the community.

Live

Events

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The Town of Crewe partners with the locally-owned site, mytowneventcalendar.com to advertise local events.  Please note that this is an external site over which the Town of Crewe has no control.

HEAL

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Crewe  is Virginia’s first HEAL Community. But what does that mean? Evidence  suggests that a healthier community is a more desirable place to visit,  own a business, and raise a family. By becoming the first HEAL town in  Virginia, Crewe will be a leader in developing innovative ideas and  common sense solutions for providing healthy choices in Southern  Virginia.


More information about Crewe's HEAL initiative can be found on the HEAL page (coming soon).

Schools

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The Nottoway County Public School system provides public education for Crewe residents.  Students from the Town  attend Crewe Primary School and Nottoway Intermediate School, Middle School ,and High School,  located in the County. 

Kenston Forest School, a private school for grades K-12 is located near the southern limits of  the Town of Blackstone.  In addition, some students attend Fuqua School, in the Town of Farmville, which also serves grades K-12.


Crewe Primary: (434) 645-8149

Nottoway Intermediate: (434) 292-5353

Nottoway Middle: (434) 292-5375

Nottoway High: (434) 292-5373


Library

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The newly renovated Town of Crewe Public Library, located on Tyler Street, is part of the Nottoway County Public Library system.  The library offers free W-Fi, printing services, books, magazines,  videos and several computers with internet access.  With  weekly  preschool reading programs, summer reading programs, and the Nottoway  County literacy program, there’s something for everyone!


 Hours of Operation

The library has a rotating schedule of operation:

Monday 10am-6pm

Tuesday 10am-8pm

Wednesday 10am-8pm

Thursday 10am-6pm

Friday CLOSED

Saturday 10am-2pm

Contact

400 Tyler St. Crewe, VA 23930

434-645-8688

Fax: 434-645-8688

Cemetery

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The Town of Crewe Cemetery is located on The Falls Rd on the edge of town.


Policies and Regulations

Graves can be purchased at the following rates:

2 graves: $800

4 graves: $1600

6 graves: $2400

Plot (8 graves): $3200


Graves must be purchased in even numbers. No single grave purchases allowed. 

Please contact the Town Office for further cemetery restrictions.


Notable Memorials

Lottie Moon (1840 - 1912)


Detailed Map

(coming soon)


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Work

How to start a business in Crewe

Thinking about starting a business in Crewe?  Here you'll find much of the information you'll need to hit the ground running.


Assets


Location

Crewe is central to major regional economic hubs:

56 miles to Richmond. VA

68 miles to Lynchburg, VA

111 miles to Raleigh, NC

121 miles to Norfolk, VA

160 miles from Washington, DC


Workforce

Crewe is surrounded by students entering the workforce from 2-year and 4-year education programs, including:

Southside Virginia Community College (26 miles)

Longwood University (20 miles)

Hampden-Sydney College (24 miles)

Medical College of Virginia (58 miles)


Business Community

Crewe has a close-knit business community, brought together though the Crewe-Burkeville Chamber of Commerce.


The Crewe-Burkeville Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization  that business members use to enrich and enhance the business environment  of the area.

The Chamber meets the first Wednesday of every  month at 6:00PM.  Meetings are held at Business dining area in rotation  and are open to the public.

For more information, or to join the Chamber, please visit their website here.


Crewe Municipal Airport

The Town of Crewe Municipal Airport is an excellent resource for local  businesses, traveling dignitaries, and flight enthusiasts.  Basic  information on the airport can be found below.  For more detailed  information, please visit an external site by clicking here.


FAA Identifier: W81

Lat/Long: 37-10-51.6440N / 078-05-54.5089W37-10.860733N / 078-05.908482W37.1810122 / -78.0984747(estimated)

Elevation: 419 ft. / 127.7 m (surveyed)

Variation: 10W (2010)

From city: 1 mile E of CREWE, VA

Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)

Zip code: 23930


Labor Market Information

Crewe's Labor Market Information (LMI) data can be found through the Virginia Employment Commission's website by searching community profiles for Nottoway County.  Here is a link to the relevant information.



Licenses and Permits

A business that wishes to operate in Crewe must obtain a business  license. All new business must obtain a license before opening.  Business license applications can be downloaded here. Please not there is a $15 application fee.

Zoning  restrictions determine what type of businesses may operate out of your  home. Please contact the Town Hall to ensure that you are in compliance  with zoning regulations.

For more information please call the Town Office at (434) 645-9453.


Business One Stop

Budding entrepreneurs may also want to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia's "Business One Stop" for help navigating the complex requirements for starting a business.





Just looking for a job?

Looking for employment in or around Crewe?  Search the links below for job opportunities with some of the major Crewe-area employers. 


Many area jobs can be found on Virginia Workforce Connection.  Click this link, and under "Search for a Job," type Crewe's zip code  (23930) and select a distance you're willing to travel.  You can also  refine your search based on industry, salary, and date jobs were  posted. 


For employment with the Commonwealth of Virginia, click here and select one of the agencies in the region: Nottoway Correctional Center,  Piedmont Geriatric Hospital, Virginia Center for Behavioral  Rehabilitation, or Ft. Pickett.