The city of Emporia is located in the county of Greensville. It covers a total area of 18.1 sq. km. Industries related to aviation, automotive, finance, cleaning, apparel, information technology, courier, fabrics, farm equipment, freight forwarding, hotel, health, insurance, metal, real estate and telecommunication, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by campgrounds, seafood restaurants, rental service on stores and yards and libraries.