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Welcome to Leetown ...

Leetown is located in Hancock County<1>.

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

Leetown is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Leetown: (228)

Websites for Leetown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hancockchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Leetown, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Leetown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Leetown - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Leetown ...

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

  • Picayune [Pearl River County]
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    • Picayune [Pearl River County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Leetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picayune have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picayune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Picayune<5>
  • Diamondhead [Hancock County]
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    • Diamondhead [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Leetown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamondhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamondhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamondhead<5>
  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
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    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Leetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,780 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<5>
  • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
    • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Leetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl River<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Necaise [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necaise
      • Necaise [Hancock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Leetown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necaise
    • Kiln [Hancock County]
    • Nicholson [Pearl River County]
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      • Nicholson [Pearl River County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leetown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Leetown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • Gainesville [Hancock County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Hancock County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leetown
    • Shoreline Park [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline Park
      • Shoreline Park [Hancock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Leetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shoreline Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leetown ...

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

Mentions & References for Leetown

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leetown. 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 Hancock, 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 Leetown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leetown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5585, Longitude: -89.5192       In this case, the coordinates for Leetown 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.

 

 

 

 

 


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