Advance Auto Parts is the largest automotive aftermarket retailer in the United States. We are headquartered in Roanoke, VA, and have multiple regional offices around the country.

We have more than 5,300 company operated stores throughout the United States, plus Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Canada. We’re growing every day, so chances are we have a location close to you.




  1. A six-time “All-America City”
  2. One of the ten best places to raise a family in the U.S. – Parenting Magazine
  3. One of the “Best Shopping Areas” in Southwestern Virginia – Virginia Living Magazine
  4. One of the top 10 healthiest places in the nation – Kiplinger’s

2013 Population: 98,465
Ground Elevation: 1,149 Feet
Annual Average Rainfall: 42.49"
January: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 26.6°F/45.0°F
July: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 64.9°F/87.5°F

Roanoke is not only western Virginia’s center for industry, trade, health, education and travel – it is simply a great place to live. Roanoke offers a diversity of culture, history, events and attractions, all framed by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The revitalized downtown boasts wonderful dining and shopping, as well as the Historic Roanoke City Market – open year-round. The Science Museum of Western Virginia, Hopkins Planetarium, the Taubman Museum of Art, the O. Winston Link Museum and the Roanoke Valley History Museum all deliver world-class learning and cultural opportunities. And the surrounding areas are abundant with forests, streams and lakes. It’s the best of both worlds and an ideal place to call home.

Roanoke Links

  1. City of Roanoke
  2. Downtown Roanoke
  3. The Roanoke Valley Convention & Tourism Bureau




  1. #1 Best Place for Business and Careers - Forbes
  2. #1 Best City in America - Business Week
  3. #1 Fastest Growing City In the South - Fortune
  4. #1 Best City for Families – Forbes

2013 Population: 431,746
Ground Elevation: 315 Feet
Annual Average Rainfall: 43.34"
January: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 30.7°F/51.2°F
July: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 69.4°F/90.2°F

Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina as well as the seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. Raleigh is home to numerous cultural, educational, and historic sites. The Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Raleigh features three theater venues and serves as the home for the North Carolina Symphony. Walnut Creek Amphitheatre is a large music amphitheater located in Southeast Raleigh. Museums in Raleigh include the North Carolina Museum of Art in West Raleigh, as well as the North Carolina Museum of History and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences located next to each other near the State Capitol in Downtown Raleigh. Several major universities and colleges call Raleigh home, including North Carolina State University, the largest public university in the state, and Shaw University. Raleigh is continually ranked one of the best cities to live in America and continues to see growth year over year.

Raleigh Links

  1. City of Raleigh
  2. Downtown Raleigh
  3. Raleigh Tourism Bureau




  1. Bronze-level award from the League of American Bicyclists May 2014 for Bicycle-Friendly Community, and Bicycle-Friendly Employer in November 2013.
  2. Advanced Technologies Academy was one of the most highly ranked schools in 2014 -The U.S. News
  3. “A great place to raise children.” – Beth Fisher of ‘Good Morning Las Vegas’ reporting in Las Vegas Woman Magazine
  4. Nevada ranks third best in business taxes. –State Business Tax Climate Index

2013 Population: 603,488
Ground Elevation: 2,001 Feet
Annual Average Rainfall: 4.2"
January: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 39°F/58°F
July: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 81°F/104°F

The City of Las Vegas, the most populous city in the state of Nevada, is well known for its abundant sun, gorgeous resorts, shopping, gambling, award-winning restaurants, golf, and fine arts. However, it’s also a great place for outdoor adventures and kid friendly activities. The city is nestled between the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to the west and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area to the east, and is a mere 300 miles from the Grand Canyon. The ring of mountains surrounding the city provides hiking opportunities and the city has become more bicycling friendly in recent years.

The downtown area has been undergoing revitalization, and many museums and performing arts centers have been built or renovated. There is also an Arts District which offers events like the monthly “Preview Thursday” and “First Friday” celebrations of arts, music, and other special presentations.

There are a wide variety of schools and universities to choose from, from pre-school through graduate programs. When it’s time to play, the city hosts 4 golf courses, 123 playgrounds, 23 softball fields, 44 soccer fields, 109 skating parks, community and senior centers, and more.

Las Vegas Links

  1. City of Las Vegas
  2. Las Vegas Downtown Revitalization Project
  3. Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority




  1. Ranked #3 in Healthiest Cities – Sperling’s
  2. Ranked #4 in America’s Most Playful Cities – Sperling’s
  3. Stanford University ranked #1 - Forbes 6th Annual Ranking Of America's Top Colleges
  4. Listed in Smart Places to Settle Down – Parent’s Magazine

2013 Population: 44,096
Ground Elevation: 10 Feet
Annual Average Rainfall: 15.11"
January: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 42°F/58°F
July: Minimum and Maximum Average Temperature: 58°F/78°F

Newark, along with neighboring Fremont and Union City, forms the “Tri-City” area, and sits near the renowned Tri-Valley wine region. Being at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay and enjoying a similar economy to the nearby Silicon Valley, Newark is an energetic city with a lot of beautiful views and fun activities. The area boasts 15 parks and sports facilities encompassing about 153 acres. One of these facilities is the Silliman Center which includes 4 separate pools along with water slides and a warm-water spa. The area has many options to explore, including a number of nature preserves and zoos, extensive gardens, trails, and beaches along the bay. Other nearby attractions are the Winchester Mystery House and the largest Egyptian collection west of the Mississippi housed in the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

Newark Links

  1. City of Newark
  2. Downtown Newark
  3. Tri-Valley Tourism