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Welcome to Leesburg ...

The village of Leesburg is located in Highland County<1>.

The pronunciation of Leesburg: LEEZ-burg<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leesburg has a population of 1,316 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Leesburg is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Leesburg is within the boundaries of the (937) area code.

The ZIP code for Leesburg: 45135<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leesburg had an population of 1,316 people. This is an increase of 0.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leesburg had a population of 1,314 people. This makes Leesburg the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Leesburg represents 0.01% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 475th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,314 people, the population of Leesburg increased 4.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,253 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Leesburg - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Jersey, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Leesburg ...

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

  • Washington Court House [Fayette County]
  • Washington [Fayette County]
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    • Washington [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Leesburg
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
  • Wilmington [Clinton County]
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    • Wilmington [Clinton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Leesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<7>
  • Hillsboro [Highland County]
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    • Hillsboro [Highland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Leesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenfield [Highland County]
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      • Greenfield [Highland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,564 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenfield<7>
    • Sabina [Clinton County]
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      • Sabina [Clinton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sabina have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sabina<7>
    • Lynchburg [Highland County]
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      • Lynchburg [Highland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg<7>
    • New Vienna [Clinton County]
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      • New Vienna [Clinton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,201 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Vienna<7>
    • Bloomingburg [Fayette County]
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      • Bloomingburg [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingburg have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomingburg<7>
    • Bainbridge [Ross County]
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      • Bainbridge [Ross County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Leesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leesburg. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Leesburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leesburg ...

Looking for more information about Leesburg? 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 Leesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Leesburg.

Adding Leesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Leesburg 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 Leesburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Leesburg on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

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About Highland County

About Ohio

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

The official website for Highland County: www.highland-co.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Highland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Leesburg. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leesburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Leesburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leesburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Leesburg) 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 Leesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3465, Longitude: -83.5536    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<9>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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