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Welcome to Leland ...

The city of Leland is located in Washington County.

The location of Leland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Leland has a population of 3,981 people<2> (see below for details).

Leland is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Leland is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Leland had an population of 3,981 people. This is a decrease of 11.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Leland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Leland and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Arcola   [Map]   339   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Benoit   [Map]   433   N   18 miles [29 km]
Choctaw   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Greenville   [Map]   30,686   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hollandale   [Map]   2,443   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Indianola   [Map]   9,433   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Leland.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leland. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Washington County

About Mississippi

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.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Leland) 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 Leland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4037, Longitude: -90.8998     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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