The city of Damascus is situated within the counties of Faulkner and Van Buren. The town has a total area of 5.0 sq. km. The city’s commercial properties are utilized by antique shops, supply stores of artist materials, repairing and painting facility for automotive, convenience stores, farm equipment stores, service stations, tourist information center, club and youth organization centers. Services involving childcare, health, roadside services, senior services and human service organization, contribute to the local economy.