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Leary, Georgia

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Welcome to Leary ...

The city of Leary is located in Calhoun County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Leary has a population of 582 people<1> (see below for details).

Leary is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Leary (for example, toward Haleburg (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Leary: (229)

The ZIP code for Leary: 31762<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leary had a population of 618 people (which is 9.23% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Leary the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 618 people, the population of Leary decreased 7.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 666 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Leary had an population of 582 people. This is a decrease of 5.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.61% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Leary.

Communities near Leary ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Leary and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Arlington   [Map]   1,387   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bancroft   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Damascus   [Map]   235   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Douglasville   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Edison   [Map]   1,468   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Morgan   [Map]   1,849   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Leary ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Leary - they are located in North Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Leary. 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 Leary. 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 Leary.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leary ...

Looking for more information about Leary? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Leary, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Leary.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Leary. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Visit our Community Index for Georgia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leary.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Leary). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leary or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leary. 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 Leary

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leary. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4847, Longitude: -84.5133     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leary have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Leary.


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