Leesburg (HM25VK)

Location: Leesburg, AL 35983 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 10.758', W 85° 45.657'

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The town's name was derived from the name of the Henslee Family which were early settlers in the community. A post office was established in 1837. The Rome & Decatur Railroad (later Southern Railway) began rail service through the town in 1888. The rail line was abandoned in 1948. Leesburg was incorporated in 1958. Weiss Dam, completed in 1961, is approximately five miles southwest of this marker.
HM NumberHM25VK
Placed ByCherokee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 9th, 2018 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 614185 N 3782730
Decimal Degrees34.17930000, -85.76095000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.758', W 85° 45.657'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 45.48" N, 85° 45' 39.42" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150 Industrial Blvd, Leesburg AL 35983, US
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