Town of Purcellville

Founded:

Settled in 1764 and Incorporated in 1908

Population:

9,771

Historic Fun Fact:  

William “Billy” Pierce, credited with creating the Charleston and Black Bottom dances, was born in Purcellville in 1890. Fred Astaire was a student at his New York City dance studio.

Call it Like a Local:

“Catoctin” Creek Distilling Company, pronounced Ka-TOCK-tin, is Loudoun County's first legal distillery since prohibition and today produces Virginia’s most awarded whiskey.

Known For:  

Purcellville is known for its blend of history, special events and the numerous shops and retail establishments where neighbors greet one another and create an inviting environment. Purcellville’s slogan is “Everybody’s Home Town.”

Hidden Gems:

Admire the French inspired décor at Petite Loulou Creperie that transports guests to urban Paris or stop in at Market Burger Fries & Shakes, named by TripAdvisor to be the best burger joint in the entire state of Virginia!

Newest Attractions:

Dragon Hops Brewing and Frozen Stuff on a Stick

Local Favorites:

Monk’s BBQ, Magnolias at the Mill, Adroit Theory Brewing