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Waxpool is an unincorporated community in Loudoun County, Virginia. Waxpool is centered on Waxpool Road (Virginia Secondary Route 625) in the vicinity of Beaver Dam Reservoir and the planned community of Broadlands.
Loudoun County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. In 2017, the population was estimated at 398,080, making it Virginia's third-most populous county. Loudoun County's seat is Leesburg. Loudoun County is part of the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" due to its status as the first English colonial possession established in mainland North America and "Mother of Presidents" because eight U.S. presidents were born there, more than any other state. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; Virginia Beach is the most populous city, and Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The Commonwealth's estimated population as of 2018 is over 8.5 million.
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.
Waxpool once contained a general store and post office in one building near the intersection of Waxpool Road(Rte. 625) and Belmont Ridge Rd(Rte. 659). The store and was reportedly opened in 1947. The post office was reportedly opened in 1953. Both the store and post office continued operation until 1966.
Waxpool currently contains William D. Parsell Field, baseball field.Formerly named, Waxpool Baseball field, it is currently named for the former owner and lessor of the field to Dulles Little League for use of the Waxpool Mustangs and Waxpool Orioles from the early 1970s through the early 1990s.
Waxpool's name was derived from the fact that much of the local soil is Iredell clay loam, known locally as "wax land" from the waxy nature of the subsoil.
Waxpool contained 3 dairy farms from the 1970s until 2 of them were separately purchased and zoned for planned community property in the 1990s. One farm currently remains, located near the intersection of Waxpool Road(Rte. 625) and Belmont Ridge Rd(Rte. 659).
Sterling, Virginia is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia. The population as of the 2010 United States Census was 27,822. It is located northwest of Herndon, east of Ashburn, and west of Great Falls, and includes part of Washington Dulles International Airport and the former AOL corporate headquarters. Sterling is also home to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office LWX, as well as the Sterling Field Support Center, the National Weather Service test, research, and evaluation center for weather instruments.
State Route 620 in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties, Virginia is a secondary state highway. The entire length of SR 620 is also known as Braddock Road. SR 620 also has a short concurrency with SR 659 / Union Mill Road in Centreville.
Ashburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 43,511. It is 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Washington, D.C. and part of the Washington metropolitan area.
State Route 7 (SR 7) is a major primary state highway and busy commuter route in northern Virginia, United States. It travels southeast from downtown Winchester to SR 400 in downtown Alexandria. Its route largely parallels those of the Washington & Old Dominion Trail and the Potomac River. Between its western terminus and I-395, SR 7 is part of the National Highway System.
Unison is an unincorporated community village in Loudoun County, Virginia. It is located approximately five miles from Middleburg in the Loudoun Valley close to the Fauquier County border.
Bluemont is an unincorporated community in Loudoun County, Virginia located at the base of Snickers Gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As of 2010, the Bluemont postal area had a population of 2,834. At 680 feet, it is the highest community in Loudoun County. Originally named Snickersville, Bluemont changed its name to attract Washingtonians out to it when a predecessor of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad was extended to the town from Round Hill. It is located on Virginia Route 7 just west of the incorporated town of Round Hill. Every fall it is home to the Bluemont Fair.
Brambleton is a census-designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia, off the Dulles Greenway. The population as of the 2010 United States Census was 9,845. Construction started on the Brambleton community in 2001. Brambleton is located 9 miles south of Leesburg and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) northwest of Washington Dulles International Airport.
State Route 28 is a primary state highway that traverses the counties of Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William, and Fauquier in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is a major artery through Northern Virginia, particularly the portions within western Fairfax County and eastern Loudoun County, where most of the route is a 6-lane freeway.
Loudoun County Public Schools is a branch of the Loudoun County, Virginia, United States government, and administers public schools in the county. LCPS's headquarters is located at 21000 Education Court in Ashburn, an unincorporated section of the county.
Belmont is a census-designated place on Goose Creek in Loudoun County, Virginia. The population as of the 2010 United States Census was 5,966. Belmont is situated along Belmont Ridge Road between State Route 7 and the State Route 267. Two major subdivisions make up Belmont; Belmont Country Club being the bigger and Belmont Greene being the smaller of the two.
Belmont Greene is a traditional neighborhood development in Ashburn, Virginia located off Belmont Ridge Road about 35 miles (56 km) west of Washington, DC. The development is situated adjacent to Stone Bridge High School and Trailside Park. The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail also goes along the border of the development. The development consists of over 700 housing units and 65 acres (260,000 m2) shopping center including a bank and a number of stores and restaurants. There are two playgrounds and a small community pool that serve the needs of the Belmont Greene community.
Eagle Ridge Middle School is a public middle school in Ashburn, Virginia, a census designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia.
The former unincorporated community of Willard was located in what is now a part of Washington Dulles International Airport in the U.S. state of Virginia.
State Route 659 in Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Virginia is a secondary state highway. Otherwise known as Belmont Ridge Road north of Arcola, and Gum Spring Road to the south, the road is heavily used by commuters in the suburbs and bedroom communities of Loudoun County.
The Loudoun County Parkway is a secondary state highway in eastern Loudoun County, Virginia. The southern portion is signed as State Route 606 from Braddock Road north to Old Ox Road, with the remainder signed as State Route 607.
Bells Crossroad is an unincorporated community in Spotsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. This community is centered on the intersection of Stubbs Bridge Road and Lawyer's Road.
Belmont is an unincorporated community in Spotsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is marked with a highway sign at the intersection of Belmont Road and Orange Springs Road by the Virginia Department of Transportation, however is marked as being the intersection with Belmont Road and Jones Powell Road by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The immediate area has Fletcher's Store and the Belmont Christmas Tree farm. Further south, there are other buildings identifying with Belmont, such as Belmont Baptist Church, the Belmont Ruritan Community Building where the Belmont Ruritan Club meets each evening at 7 p.m. and serves as the district's polling place for registered voters, and the Belmont Fire & Rescue station manned by Spotsylvania County Volunteer Company 9.
Granite Springs is an unincorporated community in Spotsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is marked by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as the intersection of Belmont Road, Lawyers Road, and Granite Springs Road. Nearby, communities of Paytes, Virginia and Belmont border on the north and west, respectively, along with the Orange County line serving as a northwestern boundary, and Plentiful Creek forms the south and eastern boundaries.
Paytes is an unincorporated community in Spotsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. The community is marked at the intersection of Lawyer's Road and Catharpin Road by an electrical substation owned by R.E. Lee Electric Company. A telecommunications tower was approved to be built on the site to expand cell coverage in the area on February 28, 2001.
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