The village is located in the historical area of Zakhod (a part of Guslitsa).
In the 19th century, it was a part of Zaponerskaya Volost of Bogoroditsky Uyezd. As of 1862, the population of Lyakhovo consisted of 43 homesteads comprising 382 people (191 male and 191 female).
The overwhelming majority of the population of Lyakhovo were Old Believers and from the end of the 19th century they were under the auspices of the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church. There was an Old Believers chapel in the village.
According to legends, all people from Lyakhovo were sorcerers.
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