LeRoy is a viable community of just under 1,000 population located north of the Minnesota-Iowa border 40 miles south of Rochester and 30 miles southeast of Austin. State Route 56 goes through downtown LeRoy and the other Prairie Visions towns of Taopi, Adams, and Rose Creek to Interstate 90 northwest 26 miles. It is seven miles west to U.S. 63, a widely-traveled route connecting northeast Iowa with southeast Minnesota.
The city has an active business section, including two Banks, cafe, Restaurant & Lounge, a lively weekly newspaper, The LeRoy Independent, and more!
LeRoy has a modern, up-to-date Library in a historic Carnegie-type building. It is one of two buildings in the community on the National Historic Register. The other is the First State Bank in the downtown area. There is also a modern post office and excellent K-12 schools.
The city is served by an elected Mayor, four council members and a full-time City Clerk. Also an Economic Development Authority Board, and LeRoy is a registered "Tree City U.S.A!".
LeRoy has full-time police protection furnished by the Mower County Sheriff's Department. There is a Volunteer Fire Department, and Ambulance Service complete with trained Emergency Medical Technicians.
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