Leitrim (named for the Irish County Leitrim) is located south of Leitrim Road and west of Bank Street, southeast of the Airport. It is a rural community in former Gloucester, that has plans to expand significantly over the next few years. The community is home to the intelligence gathering station CFS Leitrim, two small business parks (Albion Business Park, and Del Zotto Industrial Park) to the community's west toward Albion Rd.
Just north of Leitrim, where Bank St meets Conroy Rd is the neighbourhood of Kemp Park. Also under development is Findlay Creek Village inside Leitrim, and Southbrooke planned for development.
The community is made of of single-family homes, with some farms in the surrounding agricultural lands.
Schools for Letrim are nearby in Blossom Park.
Shopping is found to the north along Bank Street, with bib box stores a little further away at South Keys.
The community is home to the Capital Golf Centre, an ice arena, and Kemp Park. Located nearby are the Leitrim Wetlands, Pine Grove Nature trail, the South Keys multiplex cinema, and the Rideau Carleton Raceway.