Leesville, Connecticut

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Leesville
Village
Leesville is located in Connecticut
Leesville
Leesville
Coordinates: 41°30′42″N 72°28′52″W / 41.51167°N 72.48111°W / 41.51167; -72.48111Coordinates: 41°30′42″N 72°28′52″W / 41.51167°N 72.48111°W / 41.51167; -72.48111
CountryUnited States
StateConnecticut
CountyMiddlesex
TownEast Haddam
Elevation
33 ft (10 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)860
GNIS feature ID212495[1]

Leesville is a village in the town of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Leesville is located on Connecticut Route 151 north of the East Haddam town center. Leesville was originally named Lord's Mills after an oil mill in the community; the oil mill was the first in Connecticut.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leesville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Barber, John Warner (1836). Connecticut Historical Collections. Durrie & Peck. p. 525.