What used to be open farmland as recently as the 1980s is now a major hi-tech, commercial and residential district, home to chic lifestyle precincts, dining and entertainment complexes and sprawling data centers. Originally known as Farmville, a residential development began on Ashburn Farm in 1985 and by 1996 Ashburn was the headquarters of AOL. Today, 70% of the world’s Internet traffic flows through Ashburn and neighboring Sterling.

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