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Welcome to Leesburg ...

The city of Leesburg is located in Lee County<1> and is the County Seat for Lee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leesburg has a population of 3,063 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Leesburg is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Leesburg: (229)

The ZIP code for Leesburg: 31763<4>

Websites for Leesburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.leechamber.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Leesburg, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leesburg had an population of 3,063 people. This is an increase of 5.77% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leesburg had a population of 2,896 people (which is 10.23% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Leesburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Leesburg represents 0.03% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.

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

Adding Leesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leesburg 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 Leesburg was

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

Communities Also Named Leesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Leesburg: This one is located in Lee County and the other is located in Muscogee County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 21 communities that are also named Leesburg - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Leesburg ...

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

  • Albany [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany [Dougherty County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Leesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,839 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<6>
  • Hinds [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinds
    • Hinds [Dougherty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Leesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinds have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinds
  • Clarks Mill [Terrell County]
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    • Clarks Mill [Terrell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Leesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,637 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Mill
  • Eugemar [Dougherty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eugemar
    • Eugemar [Dougherty County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Leesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,367 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eugemar have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eugemar
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dawson [Terrell County]
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      • Dawson [Terrell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,124 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawson<6>
    • Herod [Terrell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herod
      • Herod [Terrell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herod have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herod
    • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson Heights
      • Dawson Heights [Dougherty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Leesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawson Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson Heights
    • East Dougherty [Worth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Dougherty
      • East Dougherty [Worth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Leesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Dougherty have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Dougherty
    • Lake Park [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
      • Lake Park [Dougherty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Leesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park
    • Relswood Terrace [Dougherty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Relswood Terrace
      • Relswood Terrace [Dougherty County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Leesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Relswood Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Relswood Terrace

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leesburg ...

Looking for more information about Leesburg? 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 Leesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leesburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lee County: www.lee.ga.us/

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 Lee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leesburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Leesburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leesburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leesburg) 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 Leesburg. 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 LeesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7325, Longitude: -84.1696    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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