Southwest Roanoke County Real Estate, zip code 24018. Southwest County Roanoke is probably the most popular buying destination for Roanoke Virginia Home buyers. Southwest Roanoke County is more commonly identified as zip code 24018 for people looking for real estate West of US 220 and South of Salem Virginia.
SW Roanoke County has several things going for it but the major draw for Southwest Roanoke is the School Systems. Roanoke County Schools are desirable as a whole but many home buyers have a special desire for the schools in SW Roanoke County VA. The two high schools are Cave Spring High School and Hidden Valley High School.
All of Southwest Roanoke County was served by Cave Spring High School until 2002 when Hidden Valley High School opened in August. Now Southwest Roanoke County is served by both High Schools and they are equally desirable to Roanoke Virginia Residents.
Southwest Roanoke County also has the benefit of being located between Carilion Clinic and Lewis Gale Hospital. The medical industry is the number one employer in Roanoke. Southwest Roanoke is served by many fine restaurants, several gyms, three Krogers, Tanglewood Mall, etc. Southwest County has Electric Road (Route 419) that serves as the main route in and out of the County going from US 220 (some refer to as I581 but for some reason I-581 actually ends at Elm Ave when heading south and I581 becomes US220) to I-81 in Salem.
Southwest Roanoke County has a mixture of City Living, Suburban Living, Country Living and Mountain Living. In the County the houses are much newer than those located in South Roanoke or in much of Roanoke City. Houses located in 24018 are generally Split Levels and Ranches and 2 Story's. There are not many houses with unique architectural designs as you will see in Raleigh Court and South Roanoke (don't confuse South Roanoke with Southwest County. South Roanoke is the Highly Desirable are of Roanoke City located just South of Memorial Hospital, South of Broad Street and East of Franklin Road).