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Welcome to Leonardtown ...

The coastal town of Leonardtown is located in Saint Mary's County and is the County Seat for Saint Mary's County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Leonardtown has a population of 3,759 people<2> (see below for details).

Leonardtown was established in 1708.

The community of Leonardtown is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Leonardtown: (301) and (240)<4>

The ZIP code for Leonardtown: 20650<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Leonardtown had an population of 3,759 people. This is an increase of 28.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leonardtown had a population of 2,930 people. This makes Leonardtown the county's most populous community.

The population of Leonardtown represents 0.05% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,930 people, the population of Leonardtown increased 54.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,896 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leonardtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Leonardtown - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Leonardtown ...

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

  • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County]
  • Montross [Westmoreland County]
  • Eagle Harbor [Prince George's County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Harbor
    • Eagle Harbor [Prince George's County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the north of Leonardtown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Harbor
  • Breton Beach [Saint Mary's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breton Beach
    • Breton Beach [Saint Mary's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Leonardtown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breton Beach
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clements [Saint Mary's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clements have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clements
      • Clements [Saint Mary's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Leonardtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clements
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clements
    • Hollywood [Saint Mary's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Saint Mary's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Leonardtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Loveville [Saint Mary's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loveville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loveville
      • Loveville [Saint Mary's County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Leonardtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loveville
    • Morganza [Saint Mary's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganza have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganza
      • Morganza [Saint Mary's County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest of Leonardtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganza
    • Abell [Saint Mary's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abell
      • Abell [Saint Mary's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Leonardtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abell
    • Summerseat Village [Saint Mary's County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerseat Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerseat Village
      • Summerseat Village [Saint Mary's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Leonardtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerseat Village

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leonardtown. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Leonardtown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leonardtown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Saint Mary's County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Mary's County: www.co.saint-marys.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leonardtown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leonardtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<5>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 town (such as Leonardtown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leonardtown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Leonardtown) 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 Leonardtown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leonardtown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leonardtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3020, Longitude: -76.6419       In this case, the coordinates for Leonardtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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