Fun Loudoun County Facts You Never Wanted to Know
is great for all of it’s beauty, history, and job growth, but we think
it should also be noted for it’s sense of humor! Have you checked out
the Loudoun County Government
website lately? If not, you are missing out on some fun facts!
Below is a sample of their “Never Asked Questions
” and “Seldom Asked Questions
” section of their website. Go ahead and look at these things you never wanted, or seldom wanted to know!
“Isn't "Loudoun" misspelled a lot?
yes. As a matter of fact, one of the words used most frequently in
search engines to find Loudoun County is "Loudon," a misspelling. We
recommend using the correct spelling for best results.”
“Why is Loudoun spelled with an extra "u"?
- The county
takes its name from the spelling used by John Campbell, a Scottish
nobleman who became the 4th Earl of Loudoun. He was the onetime
Commander-in-Chief of the British Armed Forces in North America and
Governor of Virginia.”
“How old is the Loudoun County courthouse?
- The old
courthouse building was completed in February 1895. Construction had
begun with the laying of the cornerstone on April 24, 1894. This is
actually the third courthouse built on the site.”
Curious to the “Frequently Asked Questions
?” Then click here for all the information you ever WANTED
to know about Loudoun County! Loudoun County Government
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