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Leesburg is a historic town within and the county seat of Loudoun County, Virginia. Leesburg is located 33 miles (53 km) west-northwest of Washington, D.C. along the base of Catoctin Mountain and adjacent to the Potomac River. Its population according to the 2010 Census is 42,616. The town is also the northwestern terminus of the Dulles Greenway, a private toll road that connects to the Dulles Toll Road at Washington Dulles International Airport. Leesburg, like the rest of Loudoun, has undergone considerable growth and development over the last 30 years, transforming from a small, rural, piedmont town to a suburban bedroom community for commuters to the national capital. Current growth in the town and its immediate area to the east (Lansdowne/Ashburn) concentrates along the Dulles Greenway and State Route 7, which roughly parallels the Potomac River between Winchester to the west and Alexandria to the east. The Federal Aviation Administration's Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center is located in Leesburg.

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Leesburg is one of the bedroom communities of Washington DC. It was once used as a national capital during the 19th century. Leesburg has plenty of historic sites that bear witness of its regality and old-world charm. One of the most prominent buildings in Leesburg is Morven Park, the home of the governor of Virginia during the First World War. The house is maintained in its original style. Another beautiful mansion in the city is the Oatlands Plantation. Also check out the Dodona Manor if you are interested in architecture. Leesburg also has several wineries, many of which can be explored on the wine trail. Take the White’s Ferry down the Potomac River to see Leesburg in a different light. Take a holiday in Leesburg this summer.

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Facts and Stats for Leesburg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Leesburg

    Know the pollution level of Leesburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Leesburg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Leesburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Leesburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Leesburg - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.79 (High)
    • Pollution Index 72.41 (High)
    • Health Care Index 77.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.35 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Leesburg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Leesburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.5 USD

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