Community Organizations

Boy Scouts

(540) 222-9465

Businesses of Rappahannock

Businesses of Rappahannock is a community organization of business owners who live and work in Rappahannock County. Our goal is to promote all local businesses, including tourist based and local services, to ensure that Rappahannock County remains a viable place to live, work and play for all of our members and their clientele. If you have any questions or comments, we can be reached via email at or by contacting us at this website. If you would like to sign up for our monthly email list, you can do that here.

Basic Package ($35) – The Basic Package allows you to join us for our quarterly socials, a profile in the Business Directory, listings in our Calendar of Events , exposure on our Facebook and Instagram pages, and voting privileges.

Map Package ($115) – You get all the benefits of the Basic Package plus you will be included in our county map with both a listing on the map and a business entry on the back. You are also entitled to distribute maps in your place of business.
Additional map listings are available at an extra cost.

Visitors Center Package ($125) – This package includes all the benefits of the Basic Package plus you get to place rack cards at the Rappahannock County Visitors Center. Please note: the amount above the Basic Package goes directly to pay for the visitor’s center expenses. Map listing is NOT included in this option.

Tourism Package ($190) – This package includes all options: the Basic, Map, and Visitors Center benefits.

If you have a new business that is opening and are interested in sharing it with the community, please contact us for more information about sponsoring one of our socials.

To join us, print the Membership Form and mail it with payment to Businesses of Rappahannock, PO Box 103, Washington, VA 22747. In order to be included on the annual map, payment must be received by August 1. Please note: Businesses of Rappahannock’s membership year runs from July 1 through June 30. Please contact us for any questions about membership.

3 Library Rd, Washington VA 22747
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Cub Scouts

(540) 422-3463

Episcopal Church Women of Washington, VA

379 Gay Street Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-3716
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Foothills Forum

Foothills Forum is tackling the need for more fact-based, in-depth coverage of the issues we care about in Rappahannock County. We’re a nonprofit, independent group promoting community engagement, research and solutions. We invite every voice to the table.

311 Gay St., #2H, Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-1207
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Girl Scouts

(540) 987-8431

Project Rainbow

(540) 987-8978

Rapp at Home

Working to establish itself in the coming year as a “village” organization dedicated to helping the county’s seniors stay in their homes as they age (a model established by more than 140 “village” organizations around the country with the same mission), Rapp at Home seeks volunteers and others interested in the mission. Contact planning coordinator Ken Gray at 540-422-1535 or

567 Mt. Salem Ave., Suite 3, Washington VA 22747
(540) 937-4663
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Rappahannock Aging Together

(540) 829-6405

Rappahannock Animal Welfare League

164 Weaver Road, Amissville VA 20106 (540) 937-3336

Rappahannock County

Rappahannock County has the traditional County Board of Supervisors form of government. The County has five voting districts that are decennially revised based upon population: Hampton, Jackson, Piedmont, Stonewall-Hawthorne, and Wakefield. One supervisor is elected from each district.

Rappahannock County has a County Administrator, Deborah A. Keyser, who acts as the Zoning and Subdivision Administrator. The Rappahannock County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals are administrative agents for the County and the Circuit Court, respectively. They direct the administration of the Zoning, Subdivision and Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinances.

290 Gay Street P.O. Box 519 Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-5330
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Rappahannock County Democratic Committee

The Rappahannock County Democratic Committee works toward a government at federal, state and local levels which fairly represent the interests of the persons within Rappahannock County, whether rich or poor; supports and fosters public institutions, including the public schools, that improve the quality of life in the County; responds sensibly to the needs of the unfortunate among us; and encourages the participation of all Democrats, as well as all those who share the Democratic perspective, in the political process.

General meetings are held on second Saturday of each month, from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Washington Town Hall in Washington, VA. All meetings are open to the general public. For more information, go to or call Chair Ross O'Donoghue at 540-987-8019.

(540) 987-8019
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Rappahannock County Republican Committee

(540) 937-2650

Rappahannock Food Pantry

(540) 675-1177

Rappahannock Senior Citizen Center

(540) 987-3638

Rappahannock Sheriff’s Office

383 Porter St, Washington, VA 22747 (540) 675-5300

Rappahannock-Rapidan Medical Reserve Corps

(540) 829-7350


LifeLong Learning and Workforce Training Classes and Programs

11669 Lee Highway Sperryville VA 22740
(540) 987-8299
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(540) 987-8099

R​appahannock Lions Club

(540) 675-3629

Washington Ladies Auxiliary

(540) 675-3615

W​oodville Community Organization

(540) 987-9523