Founded in 1810, Leitchfield was named for Major David Leitch of Campbell County. Leitch was an aide-de-camp to General Robert Lawson of Virginia during the American Revolution and eventually attained the rank of Major.
Leitchfield is the county seat for Grayson County, Kentucky. Centrally located at Exit 107 off Western Kentucky Parkway. The official population of 6,500 residents, and is best known for being home to the Twin Lakes. Leitchfield is a diverse community with annual festivals and award-winning schools. We have something to offer for everyone Quality of Life, Career Trailing and Affordable living.