Russell County is located in the southwestern part of Virginia with an estimated population of 26,937 (2020).
The county comprises an area of 477 miles. Russell County is home to the 4th highest peak in Virginia, Beartown Mountain.
Student Enrollment as of August 2020 was 3,700 students,
PreK to 12th Grade.
Russell County Public Schools is comprised of twelve schools and a Career and Technical Center.