Leyden, Wisconsin

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Leyden, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Leyden, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Leyden, Wisconsin
Leyden, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°43′51″N 89°07′44″W / 42.73083°N 89.12889°W / 42.73083; -89.12889Coordinates: 42°43′51″N 89°07′44″W / 42.73083°N 89.12889°W / 42.73083; -89.12889
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Rock
Elevation 892 ft (272 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1568004[1]

Leyden is an unincorporated community located in the town of Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, United States.[1]


A post office called Leyden was established in 1850, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] The community was named after Leiden, in the Netherlands.[3]