Welcome to Leesburg
Suburban bliss right outside Washington, D.C.
Leesburg is a charming community that offers a nice mixture of metropolitan city living and the rural ambiance of a small-town community. The community has a historical background, and the downtown area does a fantastic job reflecting this. Leesburg is home to nearly 54,000 residents. It is a popular and growing community while still being a charming area that has that close-knit feel to it.
Because Leesburg is right outside our nation’s capital, the community is home to many professionals, including government officials, medical professionals, and technology company employees. Residents of Leesburg are a nice mix of older adults looking to retire and younger adults looking to start families or set down roots. As you drive through the well-manicured neighborhoods here, you’ll come across upscale, modern homes. Take a drive through the backroads, and you’ll find some private and hidden estates as well.
What to Love
- Beautiful, upscale homes.
- Charming neighborhoods
- Access to many amenities
Like many communities in Northern Virginia, Leesburg has a vibrant and eclectic atmosphere. There are many attractions, events, and venues that cater to the needs of community members, no matter their age. Along with ample conveniences and amenities, Leesburg is home to several parks as well. Access to the outdoors makes Leesburg a popular destination for residents who are looking for ample green spaces while being close to big city amenities.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Throughout Leesburg, there are several upscale dining establishments for residents to enjoy. Popular destinations include the Lightfoot Restaurant and Tuscarora Mill Restaurant. Both serve traditional American classics in an elegant atmosphere.
Piedmont’s is another popular destination that has fine dining in a more intimate atmosphere. The restaurant overlooks the Potomac River and Greg Norman golf course, offering a majestic view.
Because Leesburg is home to many great dining establishments, the community celebrates these restaurants through their annual TASTE Leesburg event. Local vendors participate and share their best food, wine, and beer products with event-goers. Live music and artisan vendors are part of the event, helping to make the community come alive.
Things to Do
Throughout the year, there are many great events to enjoy in Leesburg. The annual Flower and Garden Festival is a popular event that attracts locals. The event takes place in the community's historic downtown and comes alive with a variety of plants and flowers to spruce up your home.
The luxurious atmosphere of Leesburg is in part due to the creative talent that the community is known for. Every year, the community's Fine Arts and Crafts Show celebrates this talent by featuring local and regional artists who display their work for all to enjoy.
Because Leesburg is also a historic community, residents can indulge in one of Loudoun Museum’s Annual Haunting Tours. These tours kick off right before Halloween and are a perfect way to celebrate the spooky season.
When it comes to enjoying the outdoors, there are a number of parks scattered throughout Leesburg. One popular site is Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park. This historic park was a pivotal location during the Civil War. Today, residents can trace history as they walk the many trails that make up this park.
When it comes to the holidays, the annual Christmas and Holiday Parade is one of the most celebrated events. The parade celebrates the community and allows residents to get out and enjoy the company of their neighbors in the winter festivities.