South Riding, Va., is situated in the south-east region of the state, approximately 28 miles west of Washington, D.C. It has a population of approximately 24,200 and is a planned community in Loudoun County. People looking for South Riding apartments for rent will find a quiet, affluent area that's perfect for raising a family.
Settlers arrived in the South Riding area after the 1722 Treaty of Albany. The rich fertile land attracted tobacco growers and immigrants from overflowing Pennsylvania. During the Revolutionary War, the county contributed the majority of its grain to George Washington's army, earning the nickname "Breadbasket of the Revolution." The area has steadily grown over the years and in the 1960s, the building of Dulles International Airport further fueled development and several planned communities, such as South Riding.
South Riding is a family-focused community that offers a clubhouse, swimming pools, neighborhood parks and miles of biking trails. It also is home to a state-of-the-art multipurpose center that provides residents with a preschool, senior center and community service activities.
Residents are involved in many community clubs, including ballroom dancing, business networking, Virginia alumni chapters and the Lions Club. The town's convenient location off of Interstate 50 makes it perfect for people with apartments in South Riding who want to travel to a bigger city for work but return to a quaint town at night.
South Riding offers many annual activities for residents and visitors alike. Families enjoy events such as an overnight campout, Celebrate South Riding, end of school celebrations and National Night Out, a crime-prevention program. They also can also enjoy all Washington, D.C. has to offer by driving or taking the train there. When residents want to travel, they have close proximity to Baltimore, which is 69 miles northeast, or they can fly out of the nearby Washington Dulles International Airport.
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