Murphy, Blacksburg, VA

Murphy Neighborhood Guide Blacksburg, VA


The Murphy neighborhood in Blacksburg, Virginia is a tranquil residential area located just off the South Main Street. This idyllic neighborhood is nestled in the heart of the city, giving its residents easy access to Virginia Tech, making it particularly attractive to university staff and students. The area is bordered by the bustling 460 Highway, providing a direct route to the rest of Virginia. Murphy boasts a good mix of residential homes, green spaces, and local amenities, providing a comfortable and convenient lifestyle.

What You Will Love About Murphy, Blacksburg, Virginia

  • The Murphy neighborhood offers a peaceful vibe with easy accessibility to the city's amenities, making it perfect for those seeking a balance between city and suburban living.
  • The proximity to Virginia Tech makes it a preferred choice for people associated with the university.
  • Easy access to the 460 Highway, allowing for convenient commutes.

What's Nearby

The Murphy neighborhood is just a stone's throw from downtown Blacksburg, where residents can enjoy a plethora of restaurants, shops, and entertainment options. The Virginia Tech campus is also nearby, offering educational and cultural opportunities. Huckleberry Trail, a popular spot for outdoor activities, is just minutes away.


The lifestyle in Murphy is laid-back yet vibrant, with close-knit community connections. With easy access to both natural beauty and urban amenities, residents enjoy a balanced lifestyle. The proximity to Virginia Tech also brings a youthful energy to the area.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 42 restaurants, 2 grocery stores, and 3 parks within a mile of the Murphy neighborhood.

    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1413 N Main St

    Patrick Henry Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.5 miles

    1413 N Main St

    Eats Natural Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Health Food Store

    1.2 miles

    708 N Main St

Murphy Apartments and Rentals

53 Rental properties in Murphy, Blacksburg, VA.

  • Mt Tabor Village Apartments property


    Mt Tabor Village Apartments

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1248 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Fieldstone property



    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    733–1265 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Apartment Heights property


    Apartment Heights

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    500–950 Sqft

  • Windsor Hills property


    Windsor Hills

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    389–1314 Sqft

  • 1902-B Tabor Village Dr property


    1902-B Tabor Village Dr

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

  • 810 Patrick Henry Dr property


    810 Patrick Henry Dr

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

Cost of Living

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Murphy Demographics

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Murphy Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


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  • Noise Late At Night


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  • Area Has Litter


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  • Near Grocery Stores


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  • Pet Friendly


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  • Area Has Potholes


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Murphy Schools

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