The town of Cato is located in the county of Cayuga. It covers a total area of 93.7 sq. km. Industries related to arts and crafts, automotive, construction, farm equipment, health, industrial and commercial machinery, metal, oil and lubrication, real estate and sporting goods, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by clinics, restaurants., road side services, service station and marinas, contribute to the economy.