It is situated in the foothills of Jeseníky at Silesian Harta dam 13 km from the former district city at an altitude of 510 m. The nearest village is located 4 km away (Razová, Staré Heřminovy), the nearest city 8 km away (Horní Benešov).
Area: 1560 ha
Population: 453 people (1.1. 2010)
The village belongs to the oldest housing estates of Jeseníky. It is named in the charter of Lechsdorf in 1224. During the time it also called Špachov or Spachendorf. In 1300 Leskovec passes to the property of the Opavian prince Mikuláš II. In 1377 Leskovec passed to Jan I. During the Hussite wars many people were killed. In the years 1474 – 1476 the region belonged to kings Matyáš Korvín and Kazimír I. Since 1623 the village passed to the family of Lichtenstein. During the Thirty Years War there were soldiers, who ravaged land, and robbed people. In July 1850, there was the first election is Leskovec. After 1945 people emigrated there, most of Wallachia, Ostrava, Slovakia and Hana.
Historical buildings, monuments and sights
Church of the saint Vavřinec - baroque church built in 1768
A memorial plaque to Rudolf Saliger
Rudolf Saliger (1873 - 1958) - Court counsellor, chartered engineer, doctor of technical sciences. He was professor of reinforced concrete construction in the years 1924 - 1925 and 1938 he was the rector of Technical University in Vienna.
Multipurpose playground, football playground, boat rental, bike trails