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Broadlands, Virginia
Census-designated place
Country  United States of America
State  Virginia
County Flag of Loudoun County, Virginia.svg Loudoun
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20148

Broadlands is a census-designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia. It is a 1,500-acre master-planned community that combines modern living and active lifestyles within a natural environment. It was started and developed by Van Metre Homes in the 1990s. It is built on wetlands and is certified as a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

The population as of the 2010 Census was 12,313.

Location

Broadlands is located in eastern Loudoun County, just off the Dulles Greenway at Claiborne Parkway (Exit 5), midway between Dulles International Airport and the town of Leesburg, Virginia, close to AOL’s headquarters and other corporate centers.

From the center of Broadlands, by car, it is 32.8 miles to Washington DC, and 9.3 miles to Washington Dulles International Airport.


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