Bartonville covers a total area of about 16.3 sq. kms., located at a height of about 640 ft. above the sea level. Social service oriented activities are an important part of the local economy. The Independent School District of Bartonville and Independent School district of Argyle are responsible for the development of the education system of the region. Other locals are involved with local trade and seasonal tourism in and around the area. Agriculture is also an important part of the local economy.