Planning Your Trip to the Courthouse Complex

News and Announcements

Loudoun County’s new General District Courthouse opened to the public Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The new courthouse is located at 2 Church Street NE in Leesburg, adjacent to the existing courthouse, which remains open. Learn more in the October 26, 2023 news release.

Loudoun County Courthouse Complex

The Loudoun County Courthouse Complex is comprised of three courthouses: the Loudoun County General District Courthouse, the Loudoun County Courthouse and the historic Charles Hamilton Houston Courthouse.

Loudoun County Courthouse - 18 E. Market Street, Leesburg

Located in the Courthouse:

  • Circuit Court
  • Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
  • Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court
  • Juvenile Court Service Unit

Loudoun County General District Courthouse - 2 Church Street NE, Leesburg

Located in the General District Courthouse: 

  • General District Court 
  • Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney 
  • Department of Community Corrections

Charles Hamilton Houston Courthouse

The Charles Hamilton Houston Courthouse is located at the intersection of King and Market Streets in downtown Leesburg. Learn more about Loudoun County's historic courthouse.


Free public parking for standard size vehicles (vehicles under 8’2”) is available at the Pennington Parking Garage and Lot, located at 210 Church Street NE, Leesburg 20176. 

The Courthouse Complex is located approximately 3 blocks away from the parking garage and lot. Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Pennington Garage and Lot and the Courthouse Complex runs approximately every 10 minutes, Monday - Friday 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Accessible parking is available in the Semones Lot and the Pennington Parking Garage and Lot. 

For parking details and a map of the shuttle route and walking path, view the flyer below. 

Public Transportation

The most convenient bus stop to the courthouse is the Loudoun County Government Center bus stop. View the Local Bus schedules for routes that stop at the Government Center. If you need assistance in planning your bus trip to the Courthouse Complex, contact the Loudoun County Transit office by phone at 877-465-2287 or 703-771-5665.

Loudoun County Transit provides local, fixed-route bus service from Leesburg through eastern Loudoun County, including OnDemand paratransit service for eligible persons with disabilities. Virginia Regional Transit provides service in rural western Loudoun County, including the Purcellville Connector Route and on-demand service. View more information about the local bus service.

Courthouse Security

  • Cameras, including cell phones with a built-in camera, laptops, tablets, smartwatches, etc. are prohibited in the Loudoun County Courthouse and the General District Courthouse. If you bring one of these items, you will be asked to return it to your vehicle or put it in the provided lockers at the entrance. 
  • Any item that could be used to injure or harm another person cannot be brought into the courthouse. Guns, knives, ammunition, pepper spray, mace, razor blades, illegal drugs and other type of dangerous or hazardous material or property are all prohibited.
  • Learn more about items prohibited (PDF).

Each visitor who enters the Loudoun County Courthouse and General District Courthouse goes through a security screening procedure, with assistance from a Court Security Officer. To speed the process, visitors are asked to:

  • Empty pockets, placing contents in tray provided.
  • Place purses, briefcases, backpacks, and parcels on the x-ray machine for scanning.
  • Walk through the metal detector at the direction of the officer.

If the x-ray or metal detector sets off an alert or alarm, an officer may perform another scan using a hand wand.

Inform the officer if you have a metal implant, and they can bring you to a separate area for an alternative form of personal search.

Courthouse Etiquette

  • Dress appropriately: shirts and shoes are required.
  • Once you are in the courtroom and court has started, please remain seated and quiet until your case is called.
  • If you have a child with you who starts to cry or becomes disruptive, please take them out of the courtroom.
  • If you are standing in the hallway outside the courtroom, please conduct yourself in a quiet and orderly manner.


Loudoun County Courts make every effort to ensure its services are accessible. Citizens can request accommodations or auxiliary services by contacting the county’s ADA Coordinator at 571-258-3282 (TTY 711) or by email.

In most cases, at least three business days’ advance notice is requested for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.

Hearing Impaired Assistance

Each courtroom is equipped with an infrared emitter. Headphones are available upon request.