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Welcome to Leo ...

Leo is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Leo is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Leo: (740)

Communities Also Named Leo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Leo - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Leo ...

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

  • Jackson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
  • Wellston
  • Waverly City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly City
    • Waverly City lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Leo.
    • Estimated population in 2011: 4,395 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly City
  • Waverly
  • Piketon
  • McArthur
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    • McArthur lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,620 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McArthur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McArthur<5>
  • Oak Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<5>
  • Hamden
  • Coalton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalton
    • Coalton lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 473 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalton
  • Beaver
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    • Beaver lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leo ...

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

Adding Leo to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Leo was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leo.

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

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 Jackson, 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 Leo - 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- Leo) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1481, Longitude: -82.6691       In this case, the coordinates for Leo 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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