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Welcome to Leal ...

The city of Leal is located in Barnes County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leal has a population of 18 people<3> (see below for details).

Leal was established in 1892.

The community of Leal is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Leal is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leal had an population of 18 people. This is a decrease of 10% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 50% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leal had a population of 20 people. This makes Leal the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20 people, the population of Leal decreased 44.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 36 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Leal - they are located in Colorado and Texas (3).

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

Communities near Leal ...

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

  • Valley City [Barnes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley City
    • Valley City [Barnes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Leal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,300 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley City<6>
  • Wimbledon [Barnes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wimbledon
    • Wimbledon [Barnes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Leal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wimbledon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wimbledon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wimbledon<6>
  • Sanborn [Barnes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanborn
    • Sanborn [Barnes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Leal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 170 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanborn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanborn<6>
  • Hannaford [Griggs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannaford
    • Hannaford [Griggs County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Leal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 117 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannaford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hannaford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spiritwood Lake [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spiritwood Lake
      • Spiritwood Lake [Stutsman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Leal
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spiritwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spiritwood Lake
    • Dazey [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dazey
      • Dazey [Barnes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Leal
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dazey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dazey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dazey<6>
    • Courtenay [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtenay
      • Courtenay [Stutsman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Leal
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtenay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtenay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtenay<6>
    • Rogers [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogers
      • Rogers [Barnes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Leal
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogers<6>
    • Sibley [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sibley
      • Sibley [Barnes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Leal
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sibley
    • Eckelson [Barnes 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 Leal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leal.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leal ...

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

Adding Leal to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leal 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 Leal was on a map titled Map of North Dakota (from Rand McNally, 1897).

We also found Leal on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Dakota (1949).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Barnes County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Barnes County: www.co.barnes.nd.us/

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Barnes, 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 Leal.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leal) 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 Leal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LealOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1050, Longitude: -98.3143       In this case, the coordinates for Leal 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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