Ashburn, Virginia

census-designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States

Ashburn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Loudoun County, Virginia. As of the 2020 United States Census, its population was 46,349.[1] It is 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Washington, D.C..

70 percent of the world's Internet traffic passes through Ashburn.[2][3][4][5]


  1. "QuickFacts: Ashburn CDP, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 19, 2024.
  2. "Data Centers".
  4. Blum, Andrew (29 May 2012). "The Bullseye of America's Internet". Gizmodo.
  5. "70 Percent of the World's Web Traffic Flows Through Loudoun County - Washingtonian (DC)". 14 September 2016.