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Welcome to Leawood ...

The city of Leawood is located in Johnson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leawood has a population of 34,756 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Leawood is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Leawood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Leawood is within the boundaries of the (913) area code.

The ZIP codes for Leawood: 66206, 66209, 66211<4>

Websites for Leawood ...

Official Website:   www.leawood.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.leawoodchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leawood had an population of 34,756 people. This is an increase of 9.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leawood had a population of 31,867 people (or 5.86% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Leawood the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Leawood represents 1.12% of the population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,867 people, the population of Leawood increased 15.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 27,656 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leawood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Leawood - they are located in Colorado, Missouri and South Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Leawood ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
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    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Leawood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497,159 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
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    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Leawood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152,727 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Olathe [Johnson County]
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    • Olathe [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Leawood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olathe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olathe<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Leawood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116,774 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
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      • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Leawood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101,467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee's Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee's Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee's Summit<6>
    • Shawnee [Johnson County]
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      • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Leawood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<6>
    • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
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      • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Leawood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,547 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<6>
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
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      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Leawood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<6>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
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      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Leawood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<6>
    • Gladstone [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladstone
      • Gladstone [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Leawood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,677 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone<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 Leawood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leawood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leawood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kansas

About Johnson County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Leawood: www.leawood.org/

The official website for Johnson County: www.jocoks.com/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Johnson, 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 Leawood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leawood - 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 Leawood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leawood 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leawood) 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 Leawood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeawoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leawood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9678, Longitude: -94.6189    
<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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