The city of Dent is located in the county of Otter Tail. It covers a total area of 0.98 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, apparel, finance, insurance, industrial and commercial machinery, oil, real estate, liquor and farm equipments, contributing to the economy. Commercial spaces are utilized by camps, clubs, convenience stores, night clubs, parks, restaurants, service station and seafood restaurants,enhancing the economy in a positive way.