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Welcome to Leary ...

The city of Leary is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leary has a population of 554 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Leary.

Leary is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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).

Leary is located in the (229) area code.

The ZIP code for Leary: 31762<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leary had an population of 554 people. This is a decrease of 10.36% since the 2010 Census.

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

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

Adding Leary to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leary 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 Leary was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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.

Communities near Leary ...

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

  • Douglass Crossroads [Early County]
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    • Douglass Crossroads [Early County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Leary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,992 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglass Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass Crossroads
  • Clarks Mill [Terrell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks Mill
    • Clarks Mill [Terrell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Leary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,637 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Mill
  • Douglasville [Early County]
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    • Douglasville [Early County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Leary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglasville
  • Hawkinstown [Baker County]
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    • Hawkinstown [Baker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Leary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,270 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawkinstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawkinstown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herod [Terrell County]
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      • Herod [Terrell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Leary
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herod have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herod
    • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County]
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      • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Leary
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawson Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson Heights
    • Morgan [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan
      • Morgan [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Leary
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,835 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgan<7>
    • Edison [Calhoun County]
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      • Edison [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Leary
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,407 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edison<7>
    • Arlington [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
      • Arlington [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Leary
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
    • Lake Park [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
      • Lake Park [Dougherty County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Leary
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Leary.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leary. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Leary, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leary.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Calhoun County

About Georgia

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.

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Calhoun, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leary.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leary - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leary) 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 Leary. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LearyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leary. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4847, Longitude: -84.5133       In this case, the coordinates for Leary have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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