Round Hill is a town in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States. Its population was estimated at 539 in 2010 by the U.S. Census Bureau. The town is located at the crossroads of Virginia routes 7 and 719 (Woodgrove Road), approximately 50 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. It was named “Round Hill” for being located two miles northeast of a 910-foot hill used during the American Civil War as a signal post by both Confederate and Union troops.
Education and public service
No public schools lie within the town limits, though Round Hill Elementary School lies just outside, within the “Villages of Round Hill” subdivision. As of January, 2013, the school listed 544 enrolled students. Secondary students are served by the Loudoun County Public School system, including Woodgrove High School in Purcellville.
Police protection is provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s department. Fire protection and emergency medical services are provided by the Round Hill Volunteer Fire Department 4; the fire company and the rescue squad are volunteer organizations supplemented with staffing from the Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Department on a twenty-four-hour, seven-day-a-week basis.
The town maintains its own water and sewer system, which developers’ proffers have supplemented in recent years.
Four churches are located in the town: Round Hill Baptist Church, Round Hill United Methodist Church, Mount Zion Baptist Church, and Western Loudoun Community Church. The Ketoctin Baptist Church, also known as the Short Hill Church, whose cemetery dates to 1777, is located approximately two miles north of Route 7, at the junction of Allder School Rd. and Ketoctin Church Rd.