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Loudoun County, Virginia

22011, 20147

Page Contents for Ashburn, Virginia

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions



Statistics & Facts

The Virginia state capital is Richmond.
The population of Ashburn is approximately 27,000 (1999), 43511 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,528 (1990), 15287 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ashburn is 17.648 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ashburn to Washington DC is 28 miles.
The distance to the Virginia state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ashburn is positioned 39.04 degrees north of the equator and 77.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.


30 miles west of Washington, DC
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Ashburn.

Ashburn has had many names over the years before Ashburn became the official name. Some of them are Farmwell, Old Farmwell, Farmville, and Farmwell Station. It appears there was a nearby mansion by the name of Farmwell that the names were taken from. Ashburn came about when lightning struck an ash tree here which burned for a week in 1896. Onlookers came from miles away to see the "burning tree."
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Belmont Forest
A neo-traditional housing community in Ashburn.

Ashburn is home to four landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places: Belmont Plantation (1799), the Broad Run Bridge and Toll House (1820), the sanctuary of Ashburn Presbyterian Church (1878), and Janelia Farm (1936).

An Ashburn Community Guide
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Ashburn Schools

Golden Pond School
43940 Farmwell Hunt Plaza
Ashburn, VA
Phone: 703-723-7663
Our school services infants, toddlers, pre-school, and private full-day kindergarten students. We also offer before/after school enrichment programs for public school children.


George Washington University - Loudoun Campus
20101 Academic Way
Ashburn, Virginia 20147-2604
Phone: (703) 726-8300
Fax: (703) 726-8308
Email: Ashburn


The population of Ashburn was:
1990 - 3,393
1999 - 27,000 (estimate)

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