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Welcome to Leon ...

Leon is located in Carter County.

Leon is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Leon is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.

Communities near Leon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Blaine   [Map]   47   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Denton   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Grahn   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Grayson   [Map]   3,999   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hopewell   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jeriel   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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, Iowa, Kansas (3), 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leon. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leon. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leon.

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Leon? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Leon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Leon.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: www.kentucky.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Leon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2879, Longitude: -82.9768     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leon.

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