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Welcome to Leland ...

Leland is located in Madison County<1>.

Leland is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Leland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Leland: (850)

Communities Also Named Leland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Leland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Leland ...

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

  • Valdosta [Lowndes County]
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    • Valdosta [Lowndes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Leland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,668 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdosta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdosta<4>
  • Quitman [Brooks County]
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    • Quitman [Brooks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Leland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<4>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Leland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,789 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<4>
  • Lake Park [Lowndes County]
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    • Lake Park [Lowndes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Leland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Park<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Remerton [Lowndes County]
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      • Remerton [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Leland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remerton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remerton
    • Dasher [Lowndes County]
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      • Dasher [Lowndes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Leland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,025 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dasher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dasher
    • Jennings [Hamilton County]
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      • Jennings [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Leland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 869 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jennings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jennings<4>
    • McIntyre Spring [Brooks County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntyre Spring
      • McIntyre Spring [Brooks County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Leland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntyre Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lee [Madison County]
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      • Lee [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Leland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee<4>
    • Clyattville [Lowndes County]

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 Leland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leland. 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 Leland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leland ...

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

Adding Leland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Leland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leland on our Genealogy Page.

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

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LelandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6106, Longitude: -83.3253    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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