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Welcome to Leakesville ...

The town of Leakesville is located in Greene County<1> and is the County Seat for Greene County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leakesville has a population of 894 people<3> (see below for details).

Leakesville is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Leakesville: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leakesville had an population of 894 people. This is a decrease of 0.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leakesville had a population of 898 people (or 6.24% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Leakesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Leakesville represents 0.03% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 898 people, the population of Leakesville decreased 12.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,026 people).

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

Communities near Leakesville ...

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

  • Citronelle [Mobile County]
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    • Citronelle [Mobile County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Leakesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,861 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Citronelle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Citronelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Citronelle<7>
  • Lucedale [George County]
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    • Lucedale [George County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Leakesville
    • 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<7>
  • McLain [Greene County]
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    • McLain [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Leakesville
    • 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
  • Brown Town [Greene County]
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    • Brown Town [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Leakesville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brown Town
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clark [Greene County]
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      • Clark [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Leakesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
    • Deer Park [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
      • Deer Park [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Leakesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
    • Vinegar Bend [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinegar Bend
      • Vinegar Bend [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Leakesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinegar Bend
    • Fruitdale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitdale
      • Fruitdale [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Leakesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitdale
    • Carson City [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson City
      • Carson City [Greene County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Leakesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson City
    • Yellow Pine [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Pine
      • Yellow Pine [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Leakesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Pine

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leakesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leakesville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leakesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leakesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Leakesville) 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 Leakesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leakesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leakesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1545, Longitude: -88.5582       In this case, the coordinates for Leakesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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