Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Leeds, MA
Leeds is a neighborhood in the western portion of the city of Northampton, Massachusetts, United States, bordering Williamsburg along the Mill River and Florence. In the 1800s, Leeds was known for its textile manufacturing, including broadcloth, silk, and vegetable ivory buttons, as well as extensive manufacturing of farm implements and household goods. In 1874, a dam on the Mill River broke, flooding Leeds and Williamsburg killing 139 people. Today, Leeds is home to Chartpak, manufacturer of art and graphics supplies.