Leon, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 150 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
Males: 76  (51.3%)
Females: 74  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip code: 25123

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,368 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
Leon:

$31,368
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,907 (it was $11,381 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $60,626 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Leon:

$60,626
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,939; detached houses: $98,641; mobile homes: $78,754
March 2019 cost of living index in Leon: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.0%
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  • Races in Leon, WV (2010)
    • 15598.1%White alone
    • 21.3%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Black alone



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Leon, West Virginia as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leon is 23 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (16.2%), American (13.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 569 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 438 people per square mile   (low).

Leon, West Virginia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $666 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $415 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (32.8 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (102.0 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (369.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Buffalo, WV (3.0 miles ),
Henderson, WV (3.4 miles ),
Point Pleasant, WV (3.4 miles ),
Kanauga, OH (3.5 miles),
Apple Grove, WV (3.6 miles ),
Gallipolis Ferry, WV (3.6 miles ),
Gallipolis, OH (3.7 miles ),
Ripley, WV (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.75 N, Longitude: 81.96 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Leon, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leon, WV in 2017

Leon satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Leon, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.3%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Truck transportation (9.5%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (7.1%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.4%)
  • Truck transportation (15.4%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (11.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.5%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (18.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Social assistance (12.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Leon, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Legal support workers (7.1%)
  • Extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (19.2%)
  • Extraction workers (11.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (37.5%)
  • Legal support workers (18.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (18.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.3%)
  • Financial managers (0.0%)

Average climate in Leon, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.22
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Leon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Leon town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 52.6 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leon-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from Leon center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from Leon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 107.2 miles away from Leon center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from Leon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mason County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Leon:

  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; POINT PLEASANT, WV)
  • POINT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; POINT PLEASANT, WV)
  • ART INC-MIDDLETON ESTATES (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)
  • GALLIPOLIS DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)
  • ELDERCARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RIPLEY, WV)
  • FMC - GALLIPOLIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)
  • WOODLAND CENTERS INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GALLIPOLIS, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leon:

  • West Virginia State University (about 28 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 35 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 41 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Hocking College (about 51 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Shawnee State University (about 56 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public elementary/middle school in Leon:

See full list of schools located in Leon

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Leon Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Leon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mason County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leon and their reported violations in the past:

KANAWHA RIVER CAMPGROUND (Address: 3107 DEBBIE ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Leon:

Marital status in Leon, WV
  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Leon:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 65.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leon, WV (based on Mason County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,29633
Evangelical Protestant1,84921
Catholic1711
Other-1
None21,008-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Mason County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mason County:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

31.9%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Leon:

55.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.7%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leon:

28.5%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.3%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Leon:

22.6%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.8%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.5%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leon, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$160
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 1$160

Leon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($206.67)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($140.00)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($126.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($93.33)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($20.00)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($6.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($13.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($13.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,000 ($113.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($40.00)

Leon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($173.33)
    Other: $15,000 ($100.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($13.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($220.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($6.67)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($100.00)

Leon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($813.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000 ($780.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($33.33)

Leon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000 ($320.00)

4.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gallia County, OH  0.51% ($31,200 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.51% ($60,622)
from Putnam County, WV  0.42% ($54,568)


4.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.14%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cabell County, WV  0.53% ($36,674 average AGI)
to Putnam County, WV  0.53% ($31,652)
to Gallia County, OH  0.43% ($28,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leon:

  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJEH (990 AM; 1 kW; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leon:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCEF (98.3 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)

TV broadcast stations around Leon:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • Leon, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2484
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3577
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons753
  • Fatalities2720
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5527
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents199
See more detailed statistics of Leon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.5mTotal length
  • $5,050,000Total costs
  • 50,318Total average daily traffic
  • 16,157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 79,363Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Leon, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Leon, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • LEON, Leon-Bader Rd (Lat: 38.758944 Lon: -81.958750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQQG441,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • CH156, 2720 Buck Lick Road (Lat: 38.606194 Lon: -81.835111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQSF810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • CH158, 1704 Walker Ridge (Lat: 38.663417 Lon: -81.856083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQSI765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 09/25/2013, Expiration Date: 09/25/2023, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • LEON, 1353 Leon Bader Rd (Lat: 38.758944 Lon: -81.958750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQTV374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2014, Expiration Date: 04/21/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • CH314, Leon-Bader Rd (Lat: 38.758944 Lon: -81.958750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.6 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQYS744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 01/06/2017, Expiration Date: 01/06/2027, Certifier: Charles F Crizer, Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • CH158, 1704 Walker Ridge (Lat: 38.663417 Lon: -81.856083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQYS746,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2017, Expiration Date: 01/06/2027, Certifier: Charles F Crizer, Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • ANB1603, 599 Dunham Road (010212) (Lat: 38.758611 Lon: -81.949389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 90.8 m, Overall height: 94.7 m, Call Sign: WRDB785, Licensee ID: L01609726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 03/21/2019, Expiration Date: 03/21/2029, Certifier: Kyle Quillen, Registrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PACK CURTIS TUKAN MODEL 1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8609B , Serial Number: CBP19981, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis B Pack, 6430 Charleston Rd, Leon, WV 25123

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
Fire incident types in Leon, WV

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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leon, WV
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 21.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 3.5%Coal or coke
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leon, WV
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Leon compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.