Place:Leighton, Colbert, Alabama, United States

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NameLeighton
Alt namesCross Roadssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1012010
Jeffers Cross Roadssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1012010
TypeTown
Coordinates34.7°N 87.531°W
Located inColbert, Alabama, United States
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Leighton is a town in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Florence - Muscle Shoals Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals". At the 2000 census the population was 849. Leighton has been hit by several tornadoes in the 2000s, including a damaging EF2 on May 8, 2008 that was caught on tape flipping over many cars and damaging buildings.

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