Sugarland Run, Virginia

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Sugarland Run, Virginia
Sugarland Run is located in Northern Virginia
Sugarland Run
Sugarland Run
Sugarland Run is located in Virginia
Sugarland Run
Sugarland Run
Sugarland Run is located in the United States
Sugarland Run
Sugarland Run
Coordinates: 39°02′15″N 77°22′31″W / 39.03750°N 77.37528°W / 39.03750; -77.37528Coordinates: 39°02′15″N 77°22′31″W / 39.03750°N 77.37528°W / 39.03750; -77.37528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Loudoun
IncorporatedFebruary 22, 1971
Founded byJoseph M. Fries, Richard B. Abramson, Jack L. Lewis
Named forSugarland Run
Government
 • TypeBoard of Directors
 • BodySugarland Run Homeowners Association
Area
 • Total2.03 sq mi (5.26 km2)
 • Land2.01 sq mi (5.20 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
270 ft (80 m)
Population
 • Total11,799
 • Estimate 
(2020)
12,956
 • Density694/sq mi (267.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
20164 (Sterling)
FIPS code51-76464

Sugarland Run is a planned community and census-designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 11,799.[2] In 2020, it was estimated to be 12,956.[3] Sugarland Run is part of the Washington metropolitan area and is 26 miles (42 km) by road northwest of Washington, D.C.

Geography[edit]

Sugarland Run is in the eastern corner of Loudoun County, 2 miles (3 km) north of Virginia State Route 7 and 3 miles (5 km) south of the Potomac River. The community is named for Sugarland Run, a stream which flows toward the Potomac along the east side of the community.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Sugarland CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 1.12%, is water.[1]

The CDP is connected by Virginia State Route 7 to Leesburg to the west and Reston, Tysons, and Interstate 495 to the east. Nearby Virginia State Route 28 connects it to Sterling, Dulles International Airport, Dulles Town Center, Chantilly, Centreville, and Manassas, all to the south. Virginia State Route 286 connects Sugarland Run to Reston and Herndon to the south and to Interstate 95 to the southeast. Virginia State Route 193 connects the CDP to Great Falls, Interstate 495, and McLean to the east.

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education[edit]

Students in Sugarland Run attend Loudoun County Public Schools. There are two elementary schools for the community, Sugarland Elementary and Meadowland Elementary. They are in Sugarland Run. Middle school students attend Seneca Ridge Middle School. High school students attend Dominion High School. Dominion High School is the location of the county's gifted high school, Loudoun Academy of Science.

Tertiary education[edit]

Sugarland Run is 3 miles (5 km) northeast of the Northern Virginia Community CollegeLoudoun Campus (NVCC). It is also three miles northeast of George Mason Loudoun.

Homeowners' associations[edit]

Sugarland Run has three homeowners' associations — Sugarland Run Homeowners' Association, Sugarland Square Homeowners' Association, and Sugarland Run Townhouse Homeowners' Association. Community amenities include:

  • Community Center
  • an Olympic-size pool
  • a wading pool for tots
  • two tennis courts (one with pickleball)
  • basketball courts
  • volleyball court
  • multi-purpose field
  • fishing lake
  • 26 miles of paved wooded walking trails
  • numerous playgrounds

Sugarland Run consists of four models of single-family homes (Balboa, Laguna, Malibu, and Redondo). Some were built with garages, some had car ports. Owners have added garage/car ports and additions as well which adds variation to the style of the homes in the neighborhood. There are also townhouses (at least four models). These homes were built in the 1970s and 1980s. Most back to paved walking trails, woods or streams. In contrast to surrounding colonial-style neighborhoods, Sugarland Run homes are built in the California contemporary style with vaulted ceilings and modern exteriors.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files –Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 3, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Sugarland Run CDP, Virginia". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 3, 2021.
  3. ^ "Sugarland Run CDP, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 28, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)