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The location of Leesville

Welcome to Leesville ...

The city of Leesville is located in Vernon Parish and is the Parish Seat for Vernon Parish.

The location of Leesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Leesville has a population of 5,713 people<2> (see below for details).

Leesville is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Leesville is within the (337) area code.

The ZIP codes for Leesville: 71446, 71459, 71496<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leesville had a population of 6,612 people (or 12.63% of the total population of Vernon Parish). This makes Leesville the parish's most populous community.

The population of Leesville represents 0.15% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,612 people, the population of Leesville decreased 2.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,753 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Leesville had an population of 5,713 people. This is a decrease of 13.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Leesville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Rosepine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the South (S) of Leesville

Anacoco   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Leesville

Simpson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Leesville

Hornbeck   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Leesville

Fort Polk North   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Leesville

Fort Polk   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Leesville

Pickering   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Leesville

Savage Fork   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Leesville

Slagle   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Leesville

Pinewood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Leesville

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Leesville.

Communities Also Named Leesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Leesville - they are located in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), South Carolina, Texas and Virginia (3).

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

Websites for Leesville ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leesville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leesville. 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 Leesville. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Leesville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leesville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Leesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Leesville) 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 Leesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1389, Longitude: -93.2744     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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