Keeping it small by choice. The Town of Hamilton has less than 700 citizens; a small community with a taste of the country but minutes away from it all. It’s not a town forgotten, but one of purpose. The community is proud of its rural footprint and are intent on keeping it that way. The residents are friendly and welcoming, exhibiting the true meaning of community.
Rich in history the present Town of Hamilton was once occupied by several native tribes. By 1868, a steam railroad from Alexandria come to Hamilton along the future route of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad. European settlers arrived in the 1730s.
Many tourists came to the town seeking relief from the city's heat. There was a one and a half-mile boardwalk that traversed the town and a dance hall. By 1900, the Town of Hamilton was Loudoun County's second largest town. Hamilton has since been known more as a quaint residential community. Offering the country lifestyle one craves without giving up the proximity to the city.
The town is narrow — about a mile long and a block or so wide on both sides of Colonial Highway. Hamilton is located 6 miles west of Leesburg, near the western base of the Catoctin Mountain and just about 50 miles from Washington. Easy access to route 7 make traveling in the area effortless.
If you are dreaming of a country lifestyle Hamilton is the place for you.