Leland is a town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,938 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area. A number of movies, such as Domestic Disturbance, have been shot in or around Leland.
Leland is located at 34°14′11″N 78°1′11″W / 34.23639°N 78.01972°W / 34.23639; -78.01972 (34.236375, -78.019664) along the Brunswick River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²).4.0 square miles (10.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.23%) is water.