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Leonard, Alabama

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Welcome to Leonard ...

Leonard is located in Cherokee County.

The location of Leonard has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Leonard is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Leonard: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Leonard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018<5>
Boaz   [Map]   9,656   W   18 miles [29 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,819   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,514   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,962   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,839   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   13,987   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Leonard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Leonard - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leonard. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leonard. 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 Leonard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leonard ...

Looking for more information about Leonard? 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.

Looking for more information about Leonard? 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 Leonard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Leonard.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leonard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leonard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2076, Longitude: -85.8302     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leonard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leonard.

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