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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.


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Median household income
Local
$26,108
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leitchfield demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Grayson County Fair - Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Leitchfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rough River Dam State Park
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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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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10% of Leitchfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Leitchfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $587.


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Libraries in Leitchfield include Grayson County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Leitchfield include Grayson County News-Gazette

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

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The average commute time for Leitchfield workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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