A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Leon, West Virginia
Welcome to Leon ...
The location of Leon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Leon has a population of 148 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Leon.
Leon is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Leon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Leon: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leon had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Leon had a population of 158 people. This makes Leon the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 158 people, the population of Leon increased 19.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 132 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Leon.
Adding Leon to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Leon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Leon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Leon on our Genealogy Page.
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, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Leon.
Communities near Leon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Leon.
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 Leon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Leon.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Leon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Leon. See our Newspapers 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.
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 ...
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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021