Leitchfield Grayson County, Kentucky

Leitchfield: City in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States of America

About

Leitchfield is a city located in the county of Grayson in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,699 and a population density of 237 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,819 inhabitants.

The city was created 156 years ago in 1865.

Leitchfield Quick Facts

Population : 6,819 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Grayson County
Phone Area Codes : 270
Area : 28.22 km2
Altitude : 745 feet / 227 meters
Capital city : Leitchfield is capital of Grayson County
Establishment : January 01, 1866 (156 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:38:21 (25th May 2022)
Postal code : 42754
Density : 242 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.76% (2010-2020)
Leitchfield locator map
Location of Leitchfield on Kentucky map.
Grayson County  Kentucky courthouse image
Grayson County Kentucky courthouse
Grayson County  Kentucky courthouse image

Geography

Leitchfield is located at 37°28'48"N 86°17'38"W (37.4800500, -86.2938600).

Leitchfield map

Demographics

The population of Leitchfield increased by 1.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,699 - census
2011 6,678 -0.31% estimation process
2012 6,689 0.16% estimation process
2013 6,733 0.65% estimation process
2014 6,766 0.49% estimation process
2015 6,770 0.06% estimation process
2016 6,760 -0.15% estimation process
2017 6,821 0.89% estimation process
2018 6,829 0.12% estimation process
2019 6,858 0.42% estimation process
2020 6,819 -0.57% estimation process

Leitchfield zip code is 42754. County name: Grayson, County fips: 21085

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People born in Leitchfield (4)

People born in Leitchfield, including bank robber John Paul Scott, writer Olive Tilford Dargan, Professor of philosophy/Southern Illinois University Randall Auxier, .

List

  • Stephen L. Meredith (Politician)

Schools in Leitchfield

College & universities near Leitchfield, KY

Code Name City ZIP
156648 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown (KY) 42701-3081

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Leitchfield, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Post offices near Leitchfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Leitchfield Post Office Leitchfield (KY) 42754

Other cities in Grayson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Grayson County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Clarkson 887 Human settlement in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Caneyville 603 Human settlement in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Concord 31 City in Kentucky, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Leitchfield distances to largest Kentucky cities