Virginia Creeper FAQ

This is our database of frequently asked questions and their answers. If you don’t see a question here, and would like to ask, do so via our Contact Page.

 

General Questions

“Where are you located?”

In Southwestern Virginia. We’re in Scott County.

“Do you perform genealogical look-ups?”

Not at this time.

“What do you hope to accomplish?”

To chronicle and document. To eliminate stereotypes and misinformation regarding the Appalachians and Appalachian residents.

 

Appalachian Questions & Stereotypes

“What’s the biggest issue facing Appalachian residents?”

Unemployment. Nearly every problem facing the people stems, in some way, from a lack of opportunity or a lack of jobs.

 

Current Events

“Are drugs really such a problem in Appalachian areas?”

Statistics currently have rural areas, everywhere, on average with more urban places. It remains unknown if this is a genuine issue, or if lesser populated regions are just reaching rates found in denser populations.

https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/substance-abuse