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Welcome to Leon ...
The location of Leon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Leon has a population of 1,843 people<2> (see below for details).
Leon is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Leon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Leon: (641)
The ZIP code for Leon: 50144<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Leon had a population of 1,977 people (which is 23.38% of the total population of Decatur County). This makes Leon the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Leon represents 0.06% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,977 people, the population of Leon has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,983 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Leon had an population of 1,843 people. This is a decrease of 6.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.06% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Leon.
Communities near Leon ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Leon.
Communities Also Named Leon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Leon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Leon.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Leon:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leon ...
Looking for more information about Leon? 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 Leon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Mar 2019