For most of its history, Leesburg consisted of large farms and plantations. Leesburg’s historic district was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970. Today, it marks the center for Loudoun County’s government and commercial affairs.
Purcellville is located about an hour west of Washington, D.C. It was settled by Quakers in the late 18th century. Like Middleburg and other communities in Loudoun County, Purcellville was a halfway point for those traveling between D.C. and Winchester.
Escape to the rolling hills of Loudoun County, DC’s Wine and Horse Country, and enjoy a perfectly preserved glimpse into a simpler place in time. Just 25 miles from Washington, DC, Loudoun County offers wonderful lifestyle opportunities.