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Welcome to Leggett ...

The town of Leggett is located in Edgecombe County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leggett has a population of 55 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Leggett.

Leggett is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Leggett lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Leggett lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leggett had an population of 55 people. This is a decrease of 8.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leggett had a population of 60 people. This makes Leggett the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 60 people, the population of Leggett decreased 22.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 77 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leggett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Leggett - they are located in California, Mississippi and Texas.

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

Communities near Leggett ...

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

  • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County]
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    • Rocky Mount [Edgecombe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Leggett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,689 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Tarboro [Edgecombe County]
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    • Tarboro [Edgecombe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Leggett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,575 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarboro<5>
  • Red Oak [Nash County]
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    • Red Oak [Nash County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Leggett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Enfield [Halifax County]
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    • Enfield [Halifax County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Leggett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,260 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enfield<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County]
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      • Sharpsburg [Edgecombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leggett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,018 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharpsburg<5>
    • Princeville [Edgecombe County]
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      • Princeville [Edgecombe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Leggett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
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    • Scotland Neck [Halifax County]
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      • Scotland Neck [Halifax County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Leggett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland Neck have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotland Neck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland Neck<5>
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Leggett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<5>
    • Pinetops [Edgecombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetops
      • Pinetops [Edgecombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Leggett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,221 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinetops<5>
    • Dortches [Nash County]
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      • Dortches [Nash County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Leggett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 964 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dortches have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dortches

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leggett ...

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

Adding Leggett to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leggett in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Leggett was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Leggett on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leggett on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Edgecombe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leggett.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leggett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leggett) 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 Leggett. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeggettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leggett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9895, Longitude: -77.5801    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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