Leesburg, Kentucky

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Leesburg
Unincorporated community
Leesburg is located in Kentucky
Leesburg
Leesburg
Leesburg is located in the US
Leesburg
Leesburg
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 Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-4)
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.

History[edit]

In the 19th century Leesburg contained a hotel and six stores.[2] A post office was established at Leesburg in 1817, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1917.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Leesburg, Kentucky
  2. ^ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 322. 
  3. ^ "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 January 2015.