Leon County , Texas

Leon County: County in Texas, United States

About

Leon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,801 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,493 inhabitants. Its county seat is Centerville. The county was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Leon County Quick Facts

Population : 17,493 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Leon County
Area : 2798 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : t2108425791
Capital : Centerville
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:28:07 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.96% (2010-2020)
Leon County locator map
Location of Leon County on Texas map.
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Leon-County-Courthouse
Leon-County-Courthouse image

Geography

Leon County is located at 31°17'47"N 95°59'44"W (31.2965100, -95.9956900). It has 7 neighbors: Houston County, Robertson County, Anderson County, Brazos County, Freestone County, Limestone County and Madison County.

Leon County map

The largest city of Leon County is Buffalo with a population of 1,846. Other cities include, Jewett population 1,224, Marquez population 271 and Leona population 179. See all Leon County cities & populated places.

Leon County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Leon County.

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 1,846 City in Leon County, Texas
Jewett 1,224 City in Texas, United States
Normangee 710 Town of the United States
Oakwood 514 Town in Freestone and Leon counties, Texas, United States
Marquez 271 City in Leon County, Texas, United States
Leona 179 City in Leon County, Texas, United States

Leon County has 7 neighbours.

  • Centerville

Demographics

The population of Leon County increased by 3.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,801 - census
2011 16,829 0.17% estimation process
2012 16,741 -0.53% estimation process
2013 16,620 -0.73% estimation process
2014 16,730 0.66% estimation process
2015 17,028 1.75% estimation process
2016 17,200 1% estimation process
2017 17,235 0.2% estimation process
2018 17,260 0.14% estimation process
2019 17,404 0.83% estimation process
2020 17,493 0.51% estimation process

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Local Places in Leon County

People born in Leon County (4)

People born in Leon County, including blues musician, recording artist, songwriter Albert Collins, businessman Addie Peed Swearingen, left-handed pitcher in Negro league baseball Dave Brown, you can see a list of people who born in Leon County.

  • Don Allen (American football player) he was born in 20/08/1939

Other places with the same name (2)

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