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

The community of Leesburg is the Seat for Loudoun County.

Loudoun County was founded in 1757.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Loudoun had a population of 301,171 people. This is an increase of 77.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 169,599 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Loudoun represented 2.4% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 6th most populous county (out of 134 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010312,311+84.15%+3.7% since 2009
2009301,171+77.58%+3.81% since 2008
2008290,121+71.06%+4.56% since 2007
2007277,459+63.6% 
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2000169,599The Last Census

More information can be found on the Loudoun County Census Page for Loudoun County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Loudoun County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Loudoun County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Leesburg   40,92728,31144.56% increase  
Purcellville   5,3093,58448.13% increase  
Lovettsville   1,31885354.5% increase  
Middleburg   97663254.4% increase  
Hamilton   79756241.81% increase  

Websites for Loudoun County

Official Website:   www.co.loudoun.va.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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