The city of Frostburg is located in the county of Allegany. It covers a total area of 8.86 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, information technology, pharmaceuticals, health, insurance, optical goods, real estate and tourism, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by roadside services, resale shops, campgrounds, restaurants, recreation centers, educational institutions, parks and garden centers, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.