The city of Faribault is located in the county of Rice. It covers a total area of 40.59 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, aviation, household appliances, arts and crafts, automotive, cleaning, information technology, pharmaceuticals, farm equipment, furniture, health, metal, oil and lubrication, publishing, real estate and telecommunication, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by youth organization centers, tourist information centers, seafood restaurants, service stations and recreation centers.