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Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, United States (39.11545 -77.56454)

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Name: Leesburg topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 39.06770 -77.60238 39.13715 -77.50788
Minimum elevation: 59 m
Maximum elevation: 251 m
Average elevation: 116 m


Leesburg is located in the northern Virginia Piedmont at the base of the easternmost chain of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Catoctin Mountain. The town is an area of the Piedmont known as the Culpeper Basin (an inland sea during the Jurassic period) and is also in the valley of the Potomac River, so that the overall relief is much less dramatic than other Virginia Piedmont towns. Elevation in town ranges from about 350 feet (110 m) to 400 feet (120 m), though portions of western Leesburg along the foot of Catoctin Mountain may be considerably higher. The principal drainage for the town is Tuscarora Creek and its northern branch, referred to as the Town Branch, which empties into Goose Creek just east of the town.

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