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Leesburg is a city in Lake County, in the Orlando metro area.
The community was named for Calvin and Evander Lee, founders.
The latitude of Leesburg is 28.810N. The longitude is -81.878W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,216.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leesburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Orlando area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 34788 ZIP code.
13% of Leesburg residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $15,762, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Leesburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Leesburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.
Libraries in Leesburg include Leesburg Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Leesburg include Leesburg Daily Commercial
TV stations in Leesburg include WACX, WLCB.
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leesburg political report.
The average commute time for Leesburg workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Leesburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 7.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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