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Leesburg is a town in Loudoun County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community is believed named for Francis Lightfoot Lee and Philip Ludwell Lee, landholders
The latitude of Leesburg is 39.115N. The longitude is -77.563W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 33,319.
Site of the Civil War Battle of Ball's Bluff, fought on the banks of the Potomac River
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leesburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Loudoun County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20176 ZIP code.
19% of Leesburg residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leesburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leesburg was $30,116, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Leesburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Leesburg include Catoctin Rural Historic District, Leesburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Leesburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $769. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,512.
Libraries in Leesburg include Rust Library, Thomas Balch Library ... View libraries
Loudoun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leesburg political report.
Leesburg restaurants taking online reservations include Lightfoot, Tuscarora Mill ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Leesburg workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Leesburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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