Leroy is a small town located in Washington County, Alabama, United States, around 60 miles (97 km) north of Mobile. Leroy has a class 2A K-12 high school (Leroy High School). Leroy was once a thriving farm community, serving as home to as many as 40 farming families. However, over the years as family farms began to disappear, that number fell to two; Richardson Farms (Rod Richardson, owner) and Bedsole Mosely Farms (Bedsole Mosely, owner) Leroy, Alabama is also home to the Class 2A Leroy High School Bears. The Bears have won football state titles in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008. They have won baseball state titles in 2001, 2006 and 2007. Leroy also captured a state title for golf in 1998.