Des Arc is a city located in the county of Prairie. It has a total area of 5.2 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, finance, apparel, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, farm equipment, oil and lubrication, food, seafood and tourism. Commercial spaces available in the city are utilized by wine shops, service stations, seafood restaurants, supermarkets, museums, garden centers, factory outlet stores and bridal shops.