The town of Leesburg is of the most important heritage sites of the United States. It comes under Loudon county and Virginia province. This town comprises 32 Square km area and has a population of around 42,000. The nearest major city is Washington Dc situated nearly 53 km away.
It’s Loudoun County Transit which controls the transportation system of Leesburg. Local Bus service and Commuter Bus Service both operates on the streets of Leesburg and there are paratransit options too. Leesburg Executive Airport is a town-owned public-use airport located 6 km away from the center of the town. It was earlier known as Godfrey Field established in 1963. Dulles International Airport connects the town with the rest of the world located 20 km away.
The weather of the area is a bit cooler. In the winters the average temperature hovers around 24 degrees F causing snowfall. In the summer average temperature remains near 88 degrees F. Leesburg gets approximately 200 sunny days annually and the comfort index of the climate is 47 out of 100.
the Loudoun County Public School system; Loudoun County High School serves the western portion of the town. Tuscarora High School serves the northern part and Heritage High school the eastern.
Ida Lee Park is one of the finest places of Leesburg for recreation. Earlier known as Greenwood Farm, it was actually donated by William F Rust and its current name resembles the name of his beloved grandmother named Ida Lee. It covers 141 acres of the area having swimming pools, plantations, and picnic spots.
Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park is a 100 feet wide and 72 km long regional park! The area of the park comprises a railway trail between Washington and Old Dominion was abandoned in 1968. The entire park is studded with plenty of wildlife habitats and visitors will find the enchanting NOVA Parks inside the territory. Freeman Storehouses is a nice museum which is situated nearby it.
By the banks of Potomac River, Red Rocks Wilderness Overlook Regional Park is situated. Mr. Frances Speek donated the land for the plantation in 1978. The park is situated in the eastern Leesburg are covering 67 acres of land.
The western Leesburg contains another rich and colorful plantation called The Rust Manor House and Nature Sanctuary. Right at the bottom of Catoctin Mountains, it is well decorated with natural reserve and a mansion. The entire project is maintained MD owned by The Rust Manor House and Nature Sanctuary
Here in Leesburg, you will find the year-long calendar is studded with different events though mostly are celebrated in the summer. In the month of April Leesburg Garden and Flower Festival is organized displaying different species of plants, flowers even fruits. On the 4th July of every year, a morning parade is held at Ida Lee Park. People gather in the evening to celebrate the occasion with a firework display. Halloween Parade of Leesburg is one of the longest one in the USA. From students to factory workers everyone participates more or less. Except this, a car show event and an airshow event is also organized annually. Here you will get an opportunity to witness one of the finest military aircrafts and classic car model with your own eyes.