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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Loudoun Station Drive is Renamed to Ashburn Metro Drive

Image of new street sign for Ashburn Metro Drive

The road used to access the Ashburn Metrorail Station has been renamed from Loudoun Station Drive to Ashburn Metro Drive. The Board of Supervisors approved the name change in April and the change was effective May 19, 2022.   

New road signs have been installed and letters have been mailed to owners of the affected parcels to notify them of the name change. 

The name change was made to provide clarity for drivers, pedestrians and public safety personnel as to which road accesses the Ashburn Metro Station. The Loudoun Station Drive name presented confusion because of its similarity to the name of the Metrorail station located two miles away —  the Loudoun Gateway Station, on Lockridge Road.

The county’s road naming and renaming process is outlined in Chapter 1020: Naming of Streets of the Loudoun County Codified Ordinances.

Questions about the new name should be directed to the Loudoun County Office of Mapping and Geographic Information at 703-771-5778 or by email

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