The city of Burnet is located in the county of Burnet itself. It covers a total area of 18.0 sq. km. The economic development of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, hotel, metal, oil and lubrication and real estate, contributing to the local economy in a positive way. Services related to wedding supplies, web designing, repair of telephone equipments, service station, road side services, home health contribute to the economy.