The city of Big Spring is located in the County of Howard. It is also the County seat of Howard. Big Spring has a total area of about 19 sq. km. It is situated 745 ft. above sea level. Big Spring boasts of a diverse and varied economy. Industries related to refinery, manufacturing, production of wind energy and transport continue to locate within the city. A substantial number of local residents are involved with accounting firms, advertising agencies, aircraft maintenance and servicing, airline ticketing agencies, automotive elated businesses etc. Commercial properties used by bicycle dealers, publishing house, bakeries and beer shops offers a competitive market.