Welcome to Leeds Alabama

Are you stuck between wanting to live in a friendly small town, but also yearning for all of the modern amenities of the big city, like abundant shopping, great entertainment, and convenient interstate access? If this sounds like you, Leeds, Alabama just may be your dream city.

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Leeds Alabama is Your Dream City

Nestled just 17 miles from downtown Birmingham, Leeds is a tri-county municipality, straddling the borders of Jefferson, Shelby, and St. Clair counties. It's incredibly convenient to I-20 and I-59, as well as the Birmingham International Airport, but maintains enough distance to be isolated from the traffic and the issues that tend to come along with living in "the city".  You can easily be in larger cities like Birmingham and Atlanta in minutes.

Leeds Alabama is Open for Business

Welcome to the City of Leeds Alabama website.

It is my privilege to welcome you to Leeds, a thriving city that is on the move and open for business.  We encourage you to join in the discovery of what continues to make Leeds the stellar City of Valor.

Honored to be one of the only 17 cities in our great state to be named an Alabama Community of Excellence and Leeds was recently named third in the state for future wealth growth by the Birmingham Business Journal.

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Beautiful historic charm of downtown Leeds Alabama

Historic Downtown Charm

Founded in the late 1800's around the cement manufacturing industry, Leeds gradually evolved into an extended suburb of the Greater Birmingham Area making it desirable for anyone ready to live, work or play. Leeds Alabama is now one of the top suburbs for young professionals.

The municipality of Leeds, Alabama was once considered a suburb of the Greater Birmingham Area. Now, it is its own city, complete with a school system, thriving business and industrial environment, and an abundance of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities.


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As of the last census, Leeds is home to approximately 12,000 full-time residents. But it is so close and convenient to the Greater Birmingham Area that you never feel isolated. From farms to modern shopping centers, outdoor thrills to great dining, Leeds truly has the best of both worlds.

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Leisure Living

Why is Leeds, Alabama a great place to live, to work, do business and play? Take a look and see!

We have excellent amenities like city parks, a state-of-the-art baseball and softball complex, and a thriving business community. In Leeds, you have choices when it comes to things like house sizes, housing price ranges, and how close you are to main roads, parks, and shopping venues. From generous "forever" homes to starter-homes and apartments, Leeds offers abundant housing opportunities.

Gorgeous Weather

The weather is absolutely beautiful almost year round with warm summers, mild winters and fabulous spring and fall seasons giving the opportunity of outdoor activities and recreation most any day of the year.

What are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for?  There's never a time like the present to check out Leeds, Alabama!