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Welcome to Leo ...

Leo is located in Florence County<1>.

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

Leo is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Leo is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Leo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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, Ohio, 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.

  • Lake City
  • Kingstree
  • Johnsonville
  • Pamplico
  • Scranton
  • Coward
  • Olanta
  • Hemingway
  • Stuckey
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuckey
    • Stuckey lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Leo.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stuckey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuckey
  • Wren Village
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wren Village
    • Wren Village lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Leo.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wren Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wren Village

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.

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 Florence County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Florence, 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 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: 33.8335, Longitude: -79.6151       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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