The city of Fort Wayne is located in the county of Allen. It covers a total area of 287.0 sq. km. Industries related to adhesives, advertising, aviation, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, publishing, construction, dairy, cleaning, information technology, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding and health, contribute to the local economic development of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by gourmet shops, hardware stores, hotel, machine shops and parks, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.