Leitchfield, Kentucky

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Leitchfield is a city in and the county seat of Grayson County, Kentucky, United States.[1] The population was 6,139 at the 2000 census. The city is named for Major David Leitch, who owned the land on which the city was settled.[2]



Leitchfield is located at 37°29′1″N 86°17′38″W / 37.48361°N 86.29389°W / 37.48361; -86.29389 (37.483690, -86.293840)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.8 square miles (22.8 km²), of which, 8.8 square miles (22.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.34%) is water.


Other elementary schools in the county:

  • Clarkson Elementary School (in nearby Clarkson)
  • Caneyville Elementary School (in nearby Caneyville)
  • St. Paul Catholic Elementary School (private, in nearby St. Paul)


The city of Leitchfield is served by two newspapers, The Grayson County News-Gazette and The Record.

Leitchfield's radio stations are 104.9 WKHG-FM, a.k.a. K105, a Top 40 station, and 870 WMTL-AM, which plays Country music. Both stations are owned by Heritage Media of Kentucky. Also, WKHG carries the radio sports broadcasts for Grayson County High School, the University of Kentucky, and the Tennessee Titans.

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