>Blacksburg is a small community town located in the County of Montgomery in the state of Virginia, USA. Blacksburg falls within the area of Radford-Christiansburg-Blacksburg Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town covers a total area of about 50 sq. kms., located at a height of about 2080 ft. above the sea level. There is a Polytechnic Institute and a State University located here. Some of the principal employers in this region are Honeywell, NWS, VTLS and many others. Manufacturing and services are important parts of the local economy and a large majority of local inhabitants are primarily involved in them.