The city of Cle Elum is located in the County of Kititas County. It has a total area of about 3.9 sq. km. and located at an elevation of about 1914 ft. above the sea level. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, construction, finance, clothing, information technology, manufacturing of farm equipments, freight forwarding, petroleum, hotels, health services, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, oil and lubrication, real estate and telecommunication. Commercial spaces in the city are utilized by tourist information centers, service stations, recreatoinal vehicle parks, campgrounds, post offices, police stations, clinics, continental restaurants and machine shops.