Leesburg, Kentucky

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This article is about the present-day community of Leesburg in Harrison Co. For the former community of Leesburg in Woodford Co., see Nugent's Crossroads, Kentucky.
Unincorporated community
Leesburg is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°17′40″N 84°25′6″W / 37.29444°N 84.41833°W / 37.29444; -84.41833Coordinates: 37°17′40″N 84°25′6″W / 37.29444°N 84.41833°W / 37.29444; -84.41833
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Harrison
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 496185[1]

Leesburg is a small unincorporated community in Harrison County, Kentucky, United States. It is near the cities of Centerville, Oxford, Paris, Cynthiana, and Georgetown. It is known for being a 'wide spot in the road', and for its age and pastoral scenery.

Leesburg was considered for the position of state capital, before that honor was given to Frankfort.