Homes for sale in Waterford VA
Homes in the Waterford area offer gorgeous scenery and mountain vistas within close proximity to Leesburg VA and points east. Waterford, VA is a very desirable area with much to offer its residents. Located in Northern Virginia, Waterford is a desirable place to call home.
Waterford is an unincorporated village in Loudoun County, Virginia, located along Catoctin Creek. It is conveniently located 47 miles northwest of the nation’s capital and 7 miles northwest of Leesburg. It is just minutes to the Dulles Expressway, for expedient access north to the Washington Beltway to Maryland and south to other areas of Virginia or the George Washington Pkwy to our nation’s capital and the Pentagon. The entire village of Waterford and its surrounding countryside is a National Historic Landmark since 1970.
With their estimated population of 1,743, a 71.71% increase in growth since 2000, Waterford is largely residential, although a number of businesses are based in the village. The Loudoun Mutual Insurance Company has been located in Waterford since 1849. Several vineyards are in the area including The Village Winery, 8 Chains North, Loudoun Valley Vineyards and Corcoran Vineyards. The wine production in Waterford, and all of Loudoun County, is playing an increasingly important role in helping to sustain this serene environment. The median income in Waterford is $145,564.
By the start of the Civil War, the community consisting of pacifists, opposing war and violence and abolitionists, trying to end slavery, remained loyal to the Union throughout the war. On August 27, 1862, Waterford was the scene of a fierce fight between the county’s Unionist, the Loudoun Rangers and the White Rebels, Confederate partisan units. The Fight at Waterford, was a surprise encounter with the newly formed Loudoun Rangers at their camp in Waterford, capturing nearly the whole unit, thus resulting in a Confederate victory. The action was the first significant partisan fighting in Loudoun County.
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