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Lansdowne, Virginia
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Country  United States
State  Virginia
County Flag of Loudoun County, Virginia.svg Loudoun
 • Total 4.12 sq mi (10.68 km2)
 • Land 4.04 sq mi (10.47 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
340 ft (100 m)
 • Total 11,253
 • Density 2,783/sq mi (1,074.6/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 51-44048
GNIS feature ID 2584864

Lansdowne is a census-designated place and planned community located near Leesburg, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 United States Census was 11,253. It is north of State Route 7 and south of the Potomac River. Before the Revolutionary War, the Lee family established Coton Manor here. A section of the Potomac Heritage Trail runs through Lansdowne. It is the home of Inova Loudoun Hospital, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Lansdowne Resort, Prison Fellowship, and Lansdowne Woods of Virginia, a gated, age-restricted community.

Lansdowne is part of the Washington metropolitan area.


Students in Lansdowne are served by Loudoun County Public Schools. Children who live in the western area of Lansdowne attend elementary school at Seldens Landing Elementary School in Lansdowne. Children who live in the eastern area of Lansdowne attend elementary school at Steuart W. Weller Elementary School in Ashburn. Middle school students attend Belmont Ridge Middle School in Lansdowne. High school students attend Riverside High School, also located in Lansdowne. In the past, students have attended Tuscarora High School (2010-2015), Stone Bridge High School (2002-2010), Eagle Ridge Middle School (2002-2003), and Belmont Station Elementary School (2008-2013).

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