The city of Dayton is located in the county of Rhea. It covers a total area of 17.0 sq. km. the economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, textiles, information technology, freight forwarding, auto insurance, real estate and contracting in roofing, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by campgrounds, service stations, tourist information centers and education institutions.