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Welcome to Leesburg ...

The town of Leesburg is located in Loudoun County and is the County Seat for Loudoun County.

The location of Leesburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Leesburg has a population of 53,917 people<2> (see below for details).

Leesburg is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Leesburg ...

Official Website:   www.leesburgva.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.loudounchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Leesburg had an population of 53,917 people. This is an increase of 26.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 90.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leesburg had a population of 42,616 people (which is 13.65% of the total population of Loudoun County). This makes Leesburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Leesburg represents 0.53% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 42,616 people, the population of Leesburg increased 50.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28,311 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Leesburg.

Communities Also Named Leesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Leesburg - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Leesburg ...

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

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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]

      • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Leesburg
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    • Herndon [Fairfax County]

      • Herndon [Fairfax County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Leesburg
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    • Purcellville [Loudoun County]

      • Purcellville [Loudoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Leesburg
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    • Brunswick [Frederick County]

      • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Leesburg
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    • Poolesville [Montgomery County]

      • Poolesville [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Leesburg
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    • Lovettsville [Loudoun County]

      • Lovettsville [Loudoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Leesburg
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    • Bolivar [Jefferson County]

      • Bolivar [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Leesburg
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    • Middleburg [Loudoun County]

      • Middleburg [Loudoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Leesburg
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    • Round Hill [Loudoun County]

      • Round Hill [Loudoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Leesburg
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    • Hamilton [Loudoun County]

      • Hamilton [Loudoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Leesburg
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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 Leesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leesburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leesburg. 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 Leesburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leesburg. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Leesburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leesburg ...

Looking for more information about Leesburg? 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 Leesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leesburg.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Leesburg: www.leesburgva.org/

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leesburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leesburg - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leesburg) 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 Leesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leesburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1045, Longitude: -77.5554       In this case, the coordinates for Leesburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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