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Welcome to Leo ...

Leo is located in Roseau County<1>.

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

Leo is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Leo: (218)

Communities Also Named Leo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Leo: This one is located in Roseau County and the other is located in Lyon County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 14 communities that are also named Leo - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, 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.

  • Karlstad
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlstad
    • Karlstad lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 706 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlstad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Karlstad
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlstad<5>
  • Greenbush
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbush
    • Greenbush lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbush
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbush<5>
  • Badger
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    • Badger lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Badger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Badger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Badger<5>
  • Lake Bronson
  • Halma
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halma
    • Halma lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halma<5>
  • Strathcona
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strathcona
    • Strathcona lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strathcona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strathcona
  • Fox
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox
    • Fox lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Leo.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox
  • Sirko
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sirko
    • Sirko lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Leo.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sirko came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sirko
  • Deerwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerwood
    • Deerwood lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Leo.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerwood
  • Strandquist
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strandquist
    • Strandquist lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strandquist have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strandquist
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strandquist<5>

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.

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

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

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Roseau, 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>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- Leo) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7608, Longitude: -96.2506       In this case, the coordinates for Leo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

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