The city of Charlottesville is located in the County of Albemarle. It covers a total area of 27.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, textiles, information technology, health, electronic equipments, finance, insurance, real estate and telecommunication. Commercial spaces are utilized by wineries, youth organization centers, educational institutions, road side services and restaurants, contributing to the economy in a positive way.