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Purcellville, Virginia

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Welcome to Purcellville ...

The town of Purcellville is located in Loudoun County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Purcellville has a population of 10,025 people<2> (see below for details).

Purcellville is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Purcellville had a population of 7,727 people. This makes Purcellville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Purcellville represents 0.1% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,727 people, the population of Purcellville increased 115.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,584 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Purcellville had an population of 10,025 people. This is an increase of 29.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 179.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Purcellville ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Purcellville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Purcellville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Purcellville. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Purcellville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Purcellville ...

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

Communities near Purcellville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Leesburg   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the East (E) of Purcellville

Brunswick   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Purcellville

Located in Frederick County (MD)

Charles Town   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Purcellville

Located in Jefferson County (WV)

Poolesville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Purcellville

Located in Montgomery County (MD)

Ranson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Purcellville

Located in Jefferson County (WV)

Berryville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Purcellville

Located in Clarke County

Lovettsville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Purcellville

Bolivar   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Purcellville

Located in Jefferson County (WV)

Middleburg   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Purcellville

Boyce   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the West (W) of Purcellville

Located in Clarke County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Purcellville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Loudoun County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Purcellville:

The official website for Loudoun County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

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 Purcellville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Purcellville - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Purcellville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Purcellville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1347, Longitude: -77.7107     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Purcellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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