The city of Excelsior is located in the county of Hennepin. It covers a total area of 1.79 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, beverages, construction, apparel, commercial printing, information technology, freight forwarding, furniture upholstery, industrial and commercial machinery, oil and lubrication, pharmaceuticals, real estate and seafood, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by seafood restaurants, campgrounds and tourist information centers.