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The location of Leon









Welcome to Leon ...

Leon is located in Whitman County.

The location of Leon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Leon is 2,580 feet [786 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Leon is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Leon lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Leon lies within the (509) area code.

Communities near Leon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Leon and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Genesee (ID)   [Map]   968   E   5 miles [8 km]
Juliaetta (ID)   [Map]   595   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lapwai (ID)   [Map]   1,142   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lewiston (ID)   [Map]   32,820   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Moscow (ID)   [Map]   25,146   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Troy (ID)   [Map]   896   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Leon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Leon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Leon. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Leon. 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 Leon.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leon ...

Looking for more information about Leon? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Whitman County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leon - 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' (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- Leon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5318, Longitude: -117.0393     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Leon.

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