Fast Facts and Data

Purcellville is an award-winning town of nearly 8,500 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 40 miles west of Washington, DC. It has been honored for its green initiatives, most recently with the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities. The Town has an elected Mayor and six Town Council members. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, Purcellville has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, entertainment, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants.

D​ate the Town was settled:  1764
Date of Incorporation:  1908

Square Miles:  3.42
Acreage of Existing Corporate Limits:  2,188.80

Population: Approximately 8,500
Housing Units:  2,802

Number of Utility Accounts:  Residential 2,378 / Commercial 304
Number of Commercial Businesses:  820
Number of Food Establishments:  50
Number of Licensed Contractors:  Regular 45  / Out of Town  240

Total Town Assets as of June 30, 2015:  $126,458,592

Educational Institutions within Town Limits: 

Emerick ES, Mountain View ES, Blue Ridge MS, Loudoun Valley HS, Woodgrove HS, Patrick Henry College