Excel is a town in Monroe County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 723. The current mayor is Jenny Countryman.
Excel is the birthplace of former University of Alabama and Dallas Cowboys linebacker Lee Roy Jordan. Excel High School (3A) provides education for children in and around the town of Excel. Businesses within the town include Dollar General, post office, a "do-it-yourself" car wash, a laundromat, hardware store, a locally-run diner and one bank.
Excel incorporated in February 1948.