Our Vision

The Smith River Small Towns Business District Revitalization Project is an economic revitalization effort to improve the unincorporated communities of Bassett, Fieldale,Stanleytown and Koehler.

The revitalization efforts will happen in phases and include:

  • Central Town Squares in the business districts of Bassett and Fieldale
  • Farmers market improvements  in Bassett and Community Grounds Improvements in Fieldale
  • Historic Train Depot restoration in Bassett
  • Fieldale Community Center and pool improvements
  • Facade improvements to buildings in Bassett and Fieldale
  • A Community Event Park in Bassett
  • Streetscape Improvements in each of the communities (landscaping, signage, etc.)
  • Connections to the Smith River and Trail System in Bassett, Fieldale, Stanleytown and Koehler
  • Marketing for tourism and recruitment of business using the Smith River Small Towns and Fifteen Magical Miles brand.