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Welcome to Leechburg ...

Leechburg is located in Armstrong County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Leechburg has a population of 2,048 people<1> (see below for details).

Leechburg is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leechburg had a population of 2,156 people. This makes Leechburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Leechburg represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 411st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,156 people, the population of Leechburg decreased 9.64% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,386 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Leechburg had an population of 2,048 people. This is a decrease of 5.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Leechburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Forest Hills   [Map]   6,380   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fox Chapel   [Map]   5,338   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lower Burrell   [Map]   11,367   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   27,953   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Murrysville   [Map]   20,042   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Kensington   [Map]   12,592   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Leechburg.

Communities Also Named Leechburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Leechburg: This one is located in Armstrong County and the other is located in Allegheny County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leechburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leechburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leechburg.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Leechburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leechburg ...

Looking for more information about Leechburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Leechburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Leechburg.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Leechburg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leechburg.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leechburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Leechburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Leechburg) 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 Leechburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leechburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leechburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6303, Longitude: -79.6025     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leechburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Leechburg.