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Albemarle County frequently needs to acquire goods and services from other businesses, and we encourage interested companies to check out the possibility of doing business with Albemarle County.The primary goal and purpose of the Albemarle County procurement process is to assure that goods and services are acquired in a competitive manner which is fair, impartial, administratively efficient and accessible to all qualified vendors.

The Purchasing Manual developed by the Purchasing Department sets forth the policies and procedures of the County of Albemarle for the procurement of goods and services, and was created for the convenience of citizens and the business community.

Purchasing Department
County of Albemarle
401 McIntire Road
Room 248
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: 434-296-5854
FAX: 434-972-4006

To view open procurements and current bids, please visit the Purchasing homepage.


Albemarle At-A-Glance

Population: 105,051 (2015 estimate)
6.1% increase in population since 2010

Area: 726 square miles
2016 Real Estate Tax Rate:
$0.839 per $100
2016 Personal Property Tax
$4.28 per $100
Unemployment Rate: 3.3%
Average Annual Income: $51,480
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