The city of Montevallo is located in the County of Shelby. It covers a total area of 20.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, construction, textiles, information technology, pharmaceuticals, farm equipment, freight forwarding, insurance, hotel, real estate and transport, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial shops are utilized by riding academics, road side services, service stations and riding academics, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.