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Welcome to Purcellville ...

The town of Purcellville is located in Loudoun County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Purcellville has a population of 10,207 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Purcellville.

Purcellville is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Purcellville ...

Official Website:   www.purcellvilleva.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.loudounchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Purcellville had an population of 10,207 people. This is an increase of 32.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 184.79% since the 2000 Census).

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 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).

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

Communities near Purcellville ...

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

  • Leesburg [Loudoun County]
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    • Leesburg [Loudoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Purcellville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,488 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<6>
  • Brunswick [Frederick County]
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    • Brunswick [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Purcellville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick<6>
  • Charles Town [Jefferson County]
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    • Charles Town [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Purcellville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,015 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charles Town
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charles Town<6>
  • Ranson [Jefferson County]
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    • Ranson [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Purcellville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ranson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ranson has also been known as:
    • Corporation of Ranson
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Poolesville [Montgomery County]
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      • Poolesville [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Purcellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,249 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<6>
    • Berryville [Clarke County]
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      • Berryville [Clarke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Purcellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berryville<6>
    • Lovettsville [Loudoun County]
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      • Lovettsville [Loudoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Purcellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 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<6>
    • Bolivar [Jefferson County]
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      • Bolivar [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Purcellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,018 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
    • Middleburg [Loudoun County]
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      • Middleburg [Loudoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Purcellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<6>
    • Boyce [Clarke County]
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      • Boyce [Clarke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Purcellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 629 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<6>

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 Purcellville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Purcellville.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Purcellville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Purcellville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Purcellville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Purcellville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Purcellville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Loudoun County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Purcellville: www.purcellvilleva.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Purcellville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Purcellville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Purcellville) 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 Purcellville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PurcellvilleOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Purcellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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