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Welcome to Leland ...
The location of Leland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Leland has a population of 3,766 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Leland.
Leland is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Leland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Leland: (662)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leland had an population of 3,766 people. This is a decrease of 15.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Leland had a population of 4,481 people (which is 8.76% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Leland the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Leland represents 0.15% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,481 people, the population of Leland decreased 18.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,502 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Leland.
Adding Leland 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 Leland 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 Leland 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 Leland on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Leland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Leland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Nebraska, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Leland.
Communities near Leland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Leland.
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 Leland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leland. 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 Leland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leland. See our Newspapers Page for Leland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leland ...
Looking for more information about Leland? 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 Leland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leland.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021