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Welcome to Leon ...

Leon is located in Crenshaw County<1>.

The location of Leon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Leon is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Leon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Leon: (334)

Communities Also Named Leon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Leon - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Leon.

Communities near Leon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Leon.

  • Andalusia [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andalusia
    • Andalusia [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Leon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,680 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andalusia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andalusia<5>
  • Luverne [Crenshaw County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luverne
    • Luverne [Crenshaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Leon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<5>
  • Brantley [Crenshaw County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brantley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantley
    • Brantley [Crenshaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Leon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brantley<5>
  • Babbie [Covington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babbie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babbie
    • Babbie [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Leon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babbie
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • River Falls [Covington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Falls
      • River Falls [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 535 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Falls
    • McKenzie [Butler County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McKenzie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKenzie
      • McKenzie [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Leon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKenzie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenzie<5>
    • Red Level [Covington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Level
      • Red Level [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Level
    • Rutledge [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
      • Rutledge [Crenshaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Leon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 449 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutledge
    • Dozier [Crenshaw County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dozier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dozier
      • Dozier [Crenshaw County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Leon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dozier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dozier<5>
    • Heath [Covington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath
      • Heath [Covington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Leon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 256 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Leon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leon. See our Newspapers Page for Leon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leon ...

Looking for more information about Leon? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Leon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Leon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Crenshaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5577, Longitude: -86.3927       In this case, the coordinates for Leon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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