The city of Chetek is located in the county of Barron. It covers a total area of 8.11 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, construction, information technology, pharmaceuticals, health, freight forwarding, insurance, metal fabrication, oil and lubrication and real estate, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by youth organization centers, showroom for snowmobiles, road side services, night clubs and libraries.