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Leesburg is a city in Lee County, in the Albany metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Richard Henry Lee, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The latitude of Leesburg is 31.731N. The longitude is -84.17W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 259 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,633.


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Median household income
Local
$28,958
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leesburg demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Wooten
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Marion Motley, football player
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Leesburg residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leesburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leesburg was $13,690, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Leesburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Leesburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $764.


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Libraries in Leesburg include Leesburg Library, Redbone District Library ... View libraries

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Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leesburg political report.

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The average commute time for Leesburg workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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