Real Estate and Quality of Life in Loudoun

LOUDOUN COUNTY: Facts, Figures and Quality of Life

Bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains and Potomac River in Northern Virginia, Loudoun County is located just 25 miles west of Washington, D.C., the fourth largest metro area in the United States. The County, which comprises 333,558 gross acres, borders both West Virginia and Maryland. As one of the fastest growing jurisdictions in the region and the country, Loudoun is home to over 349,679 people. Twenty-six percent of Loudoun residents have lived here less than 3 years, and 60 percent have been here less than 10 years.

Providing a valuable backdrop to a growing and diverse housing base is the county’s beautiful scenery, rich history, expanding business opportunities and high quality public services, including a first-rate educational system.

Those who live and work in the county enjoy a prosperous economy, a rich heritage and quality-of-life amenities found in few other places. The home of Washington Dulles International Airport, America Online and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Loudoun has established a reputation as an international center for technology, life sciences, communications and transportation.

Loudoun County is not only a dynamic county with an outstanding quality of life, but is home to a number of tourist and leisure attractions and close to many more. Residents and visitors have quick access to Washington, D.C., the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Potomac River, the Shenandoah Valley, ski resorts and numerous recreational activities associated with its rural small farms, towns, and villages

Now, go explore! The links below provide you with a surface tour of what Loudoun County has to offer….

Rural Villages and Towns

(source: Dulles Area Association of Realtors)