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Welcome to Leonard ...

The village of Leonard is located in Shelby County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leonard has a population of 57 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Leonard is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Leonard: (660)

The ZIP code for Leonard: 63451<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leonard had an population of 57 people. This is a decrease of 6.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leonard had a population of 61 people. This makes Leonard the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 61 people, the population of Leonard decreased 7.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 66 people).

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

Adding Leonard to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Leonard in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Leonard elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leonard on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Leonard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Leonard - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Leonard ...

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

  • Macon [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
    • Macon [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Leonard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<7>
  • Shelbina [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelbina
    • Shelbina [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Leonard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,589 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelbina have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbina<7>
  • La Plata [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Plata
    • La Plata [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Leonard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,308 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata<7>
  • Edina [Knox County]
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    • Edina [Knox County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Leonard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edina have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarence [Shelby County]
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      • Clarence [Shelby County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Leonard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 750 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<7>
    • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelbyville
      • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Leonard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Atlanta [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
      • Atlanta [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Leonard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Knox City [Knox County]
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      • Knox City [Knox County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Leonard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox City<7>
    • Hurdland [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurdland
      • Hurdland [Knox County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Leonard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurdland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurdland
    • Novelty [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novelty
      • Novelty [Knox County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Leonard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novelty have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novelty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novelty<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leonard ...

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

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Shelby, 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 Leonard.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leonard - 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 village (such as Leonard). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leonard 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leonard) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leonard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leonard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leonard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8963, Longitude: -92.1784    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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