Bluefield, Community Guide 2018 - Page 16

Living in the Mountains The region boasts natural beauty and the most desirable climate. During the summer, the Chamber serves free lemonade to the community should the temperatures hit ninety-degrees at the airport! This promotion began as way to advertise Bluefield, West Virginia as “Nature’s Air- Conditioned City” and the region for its cool, mountain climate. Housing needs for residents cover the spectrum from apartment and townhouse rentals to new construction and 14 | Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce subdivisions to historic homes. Affordability of housing is one of the most attractive features of the area. For those seeking a peaceful place to retire, the area is known for having one of the lowest crime rates, accessibility to healthcare services, and direct access to the interstate system for travel!