Durant city is located in the County of Holmes, and boasts an area of about 5.9 sq. kms. It is located about 260 ft. above the sea level. Privately owned businesses are an important part of the local economy. The business circuit mainly consists of adoption agencies, air conditioning contractors and servicing centers, ambulance services, restaurants, auto sales and servicing fecilities, auto delerships for used and new cars, arthiritis clinics, auto parts servicing and transmission facilities, house-hold appliances sales and service, auto buyers, barbers and beauty salons, bridal shops, restaurants and hotels, real estate companies and building material suppliers, carpet cleaning services and many such similar business ventures.