Blue Ridge is a mid-sized community town located in the County of Botetourt in Virginia. Blue Ridge is also said to be a part of the Metropolitan statistical Area of Roanoke in Virginia, USA. Covering a total area of about 16.5 sq. kms., the town of Blue Ridge is located at an elevated height of about 1264 ft. above the sea level. Local inhabitants are primarily involved in various service oriented activities in the region. Some are also involved in the local education sector and health care facilities in the town. Tourism is also an important part of the local economy.