Total Area: 0.08 sq. mi.
Housing Units: 77*
Form of Government:
Council Meetings: First Thursday of the month at 5:00 p.m.
Mailing Address: PO Box 116, 225 Otley Street, Leighton, IA 50143
Leighton is a small but active community located midway between Pella and Oskaloosa. The town was founded in 1865 when B.F. and Marietta Roberts filed the original plat to the town. It was named after William C. Leighton, an early area land speculator and was incorporated in 1909.