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Welcome to Leaf ...

Leaf is located in Greene County<1>.

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

Leaf is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Leaf: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Leaf 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 Leaf 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 Leaf elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Leaf on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Leaf ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Leaf - they are located in California, Georgia and Michigan.

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

Communities near Leaf ...

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

  • Lucedale [George County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucedale
    • Lucedale [George County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Leaf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucedale<6>
  • Beaumont [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaumont
    • Beaumont [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Leaf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 914 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaumont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
  • Leakesville [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leakesville
    • Leakesville [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Leaf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<6>
  • New Augusta [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Augusta
    • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Leaf
    • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McLain [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLain
      • McLain [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Leaf
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLain
    • Wingate [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Leaf
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
    • Brown Town [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brown Town
      • Brown Town [Greene County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Leaf
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brown Town
    • Agricola [George County]
    • Clark [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
      • Clark [Greene County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Leaf
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
    • Richton [Perry County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leaf ...

Looking for more information about Leaf? 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 Leaf, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Leaf.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Greene, 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 Leaf - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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- Leaf) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leaf. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0257, Longitude: -88.7956       In this case, the coordinates for Leaf have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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