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Welcome to Leakesville ...
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).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Leakesville.
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.
Adding Leakesville 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 Leakesville 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 Leakesville 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 Leakesville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Leakesville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Leakesville.
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021