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Welcome to Leadville ...

Leadville is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Leadville is 7,910 feet [2,411 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Leadville is 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Leadville lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Leadville is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Leadville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Leadville - they are located in Colorado, Idaho, Nevada (2) and Quebec.

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

Communities near Leadville ...

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

  • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Lodge
    • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Leadville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<5>
  • Walkerville [Silver Bow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerville
    • Walkerville [Silver Bow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Leadville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkerville<5>
  • Emery [Powell County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
    • Emery [Powell County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Leadville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Basin [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
    • Basin [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Leadville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elk Park [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Park
      • Elk Park [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Leadville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
    • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warm Springs
      • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Leadville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs
    • Comet [Jefferson County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comet
      • Comet [Jefferson County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Leadville
      • Comet has also been known as:
      • High Ore
    • Elliston [Powell County]
    • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimini
      • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Leadville
    • Avon [Powell County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leadville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Jefferson County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leadville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Jefferson, 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 Leadville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leadville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leadville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3144, Longitude: -112.5431       In this case, the coordinates for Leadville 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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