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Leitchfield is a city in Grayson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Maj. David Leitch; his widow donated land for the county seat on the condition that the community be named for him
The latitude of Leitchfield is 37.48N. The longitude is -86.293W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 745 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,263.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leitchfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grayson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42754 ZIP code.
11% of Leitchfield residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leitchfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leitchfield was $15,033, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Leitchfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Leitchfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $587.
Libraries in Leitchfield include Grayson County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Leitchfield include Grayson County News-Gazette
Grayson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leitchfield political report.
The average commute time for Leitchfield workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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