RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Leland, Mississippi

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MS
Communities

















Welcome to Leland ...

The city of Leland is located in Washington County<1>.

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.

  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Leland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Leland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<6>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Leland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<6>
  • Shaw [Bolivar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaw
    • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Leland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metcalfe
      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Leland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Leland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benoit
      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Leland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<6>
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Leland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Choctaw [Bolivar County]
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Leland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Washington, 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 Leland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- 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, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Leland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021