The small city of Colville is located in the county of Stevens County. It is also the county seat of Stevens. It has a total area of about 6.3 sq. km. and located at an elevation of about 1615 ft. above the sea level. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, manufacturing of household appliances, automotive, construction, apparel, information technology, finance, freight forwarding, healtcare services, insurance, metal, real estate and telecommunication. Commercial spaces are utilized by wildlife centers, thrift shops, household and commercial storage facilities, service stations, restaurants, rehabilitation services, recreation centers, campgrounds, museums and machine shops.