Lansdowne is a census-designated place and planned community located near Leesburg, Virginia. The population as of the 2010 Census was 11,253. It is north of State Route 7 and south of the Potomac River. A section of the Potomac Heritage Trail runs through Lansdowne. It is the home of the Inova Loudoun Hospital, The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Lansdowne Resort, Prison Fellowship, and Leisure World of Virginia, a high rise luxury retirement community.
Lansdowne is part of the Washington Metropolitan Area and is approximately 25 miles west of Washington, D.C.
All students in Lansdowne attend schools that are part of Loudoun County Public Schools.