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Main office

(540) 869-2560


595 Laurel Grove Road
Winchester, Virginia

Mailing address

Alson H. Smith Jr. AREC
595 Laurel Grove Road
Winchester, VA 22602

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday


From Interstate 81

Virginia Tech's Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center is located approximately 7 miles southwest of Winchester, VA in Frederick County. From Interstate 81, take the Stephens City exit on the south side of Winchester. Go west into Stephens City (200 yards off of I-81) and proceed straight through traffic light onto Rt. 631. Continue west on Rt. 631 approximately 3.5 miles. Turn right (north) onto Rt. 628 at the "T" intersection. Go 1.5 miles north on Rt. 628 and turn left (west) onto Rt. 629. Go 0.8 miles. The center is on the left side of the road.