The town of Chatham is located in the county of Columbia. It covers a total area of 138.7 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, cleaning, apparel, beverages, freight forwarding, hotel, insurance, metal fabrication, oil and lubrication, real estate and telecommunication contribute to the local economic development. Commercial spaces are utilized by public libraries, recreation centers, resale shops, restaurants and road side services.