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Welcome to Leighton ...
The town of Leighton is located in Colbert County.
The location of Leighton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Leighton has a population of 708 people<2> (see below for details).
Leighton is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Leighton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Leighton: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Leighton: 35646<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Leighton had a population of 729 people. This makes Leighton the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Leighton represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 293rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 729 people, the population of Leighton decreased 14.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 849 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Leighton had an population of 708 people. This is a decrease of 2.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.61% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Leighton.
Communities near Leighton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Leighton and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Leighton.
Communities Also Named Leighton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Leighton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico (2) and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Leighton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Leighton:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leighton ...
Looking for more information about Leighton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Leighton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leighton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019