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Welcome to Leo ...

Leo is located in Allen County<1>.

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

Leo is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Leo: (260)

The ZIP code for Leo: 46765<4>

Communities Also Named Leo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Leo - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Leo ...

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

  • Fort Wayne
  • New Haven
  • Auburn
  • Kendallville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kendallville
    • Kendallville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,893 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kendallville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kendallville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kendallville<6>
  • Huntertown
  • Garrett
  • Hicksville
  • Butler
  • Avilla
  • Waterloo
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
    • Waterloo lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,266 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leo ...

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

Adding Leo to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Leo was the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Leo the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leo.

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

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The official website for State of Indiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Allen, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leo - 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 community (such as Leo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leo 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leo) 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 Leo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2234, Longitude: -85.0111       In this case, the coordinates for Leo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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