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Welcome to Ashburn ...

Ashburn is located in Loudoun County<1>.

The location of Ashburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ashburn is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ashburn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Adding Ashburn to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Ashburn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Ashburn elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ashburn on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ashburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ashburn - they are located in Georgia (3), Illinois, Missouri, Ontario and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ashburn.

Communities near Ashburn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ashburn.

  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Ashburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,079 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<5>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Ashburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaithersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaithersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<5>
  • Leesburg [Loudoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesburg
    • Leesburg [Loudoun County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 53,727 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<5>
  • Herndon [Fairfax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herndon
    • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herndon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herndon<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairfax [Fairfax City]
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      • Fairfax [Fairfax City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<5>
    • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City]
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      • Manassas Park [Manassas Park City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ashburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manassas Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manassas Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manassas Park<5>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ashburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<5>
    • Purcellville [Loudoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purcellville
      • Purcellville [Loudoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purcellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purcellville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purcellville<5>
    • Poolesville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poolesville
      • Poolesville [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poolesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poolesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poolesville<5>
    • Lovettsville [Loudoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovettsville
      • Lovettsville [Loudoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovettsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovettsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovettsville<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ashburn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ashburn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ashburn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ashburn.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ashburn. See our Newspapers Page for Ashburn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashburn ...

Looking for more information about Ashburn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashburn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ashburn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Virginia

About Loudoun County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ashburn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Loudoun County: www.co.loudoun.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Loudoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashburn) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ashburn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ashburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0437, Longitude: -77.4875       In this case, the coordinates for Ashburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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