Town of Lovettsville

Founded:

1836

Population:

1,800

Historic Fun Fact:  

Lovettsville was originally known as The German Settlement due to the sheer number of German immigrants that called this area home. You can see this influence reflected in some of the architecture, street names, and character around Lovettsville today, including the town’s German themed events.

Call it Like a Local:

In 2018, after the Washington Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals, the town's council voted to temporarily rename Lovettsville to Capitalsville.

Known For:

Home to one of the top Oktoberfest celebrations in the nation, Lovettsville says “Willkommen!” to hundreds of visitors each September.

Hidden Gems:

Play with baby goats and pick up artisan cheeses at Georges Mill Farm or sip delicious Loudoun wine while taking in the beauty of the intricate spiral staircase at Creek’s Edge Winery.

Local Favorites:

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, Market Table Bistro, Andy’s