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Welcome to Leith ...

The city of Leith is located in Grant County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leith has a population of 16 people<3> (see below for details).

Leith was established in 1910.

The community of Leith is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Leith is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Leith, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Leith: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leith had an population of 16 people (or a decrease of 42.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leith had a population of 16 people. This makes Leith the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16 people, the population of Leith decreased 42.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 28 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leith ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Leith - they are located in Alabama, Nevada, Ohio, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Leith ...

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

  • Elgin [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
    • Elgin [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Leith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 583 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elgin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<6>
  • Carson [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson
    • Carson [Grant County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Leith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson<6>
  • New Leipzig [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Leipzig
    • New Leipzig [Grant County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Leith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Leipzig have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Leipzig
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Leipzig<6>
  • Lark [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lark
    • Lark [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Leith
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lark
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raleigh [Grant County]
    • Saint Gertrude [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Gertrude
      • Saint Gertrude [Grant County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Leith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gertrude
    • Johnson Ford [Grant County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Ford
      • Johnson Ford [Grant County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Leith
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Flasher [Morton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flasher
      • Flasher [Morton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Leith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flasher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flasher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flasher<6>
    • Shields [Grant County]
    • Almont [Morton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almont
      • Almont [Morton County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the north of Leith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Almont<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leith ...

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

Adding Leith to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leith 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 Leith was on a map titled Road Map for North Dakota (from Shell Oil, 1949).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Grant, 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 Leith.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leith - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leith) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leith. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeithOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3600, Longitude: -101.6376       In this case, the coordinates for Leith 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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