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Welcome to Leath Gap ...

So far, we have found very little information about Leath Gap. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Leath Gap to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Leath Gap, please Contact Us.




Leath Gap would have been located within present day Etowah County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Leath Gap is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Leath Gap was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Leath Gap (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near Leath Gap ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Leath Gap and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Leath Gap.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leath Gap. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leath Gap. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leath Gap.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Leath Gap:

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Leath Gap, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leath Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Leath Gap. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leath Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leath Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1373, Longitude: -86.0536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leath Gap have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leath Gap.

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This page was last modified: 15 Oct 2018
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