The Highland Center

Highland Center Dr, Monterey, VA 24465



The Highland Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to cultural and economic development in the Alleghany Highlands region of Virginia and West Virginia. Their mission is to serve all citizens of Highland County by being a catalyst for cultural and economic development. The Center established its business incubation, farmers’ market and commercial kitchen programs as a result of the survey. Since then, The Highland Center has served as a public venue for countless community events, operated an employment program for area youth and led important regional initiatives to advance tourism, agriculture and the arts. Today, the Highland Center houses 6 tenants, a mix of individual artists and non-profit organizations. The Highland Center’s reach has expanded beyond Highland County to benefit the entire Allegheny Highlands Region, including Bath County, Virginia and Pocahontas and Pendleton Counties, West Virginia. In addition, the Center operates programs around four main areas: Business Incubation, Youth Development, Community & Economic Development, and Local Food & Agriculture.