The town of Gilford is located in the County of Belknap. The town covers a total area of 139 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, automotive, building materials, manufacturing of computer peripherals, freight forwarding, metal, media, telecommunication and tourism. The local inhabitants are engaged in service oriented jobs related to website designing, relocation, printing, legal counseling and repair of household appliances, contributing to the economy in a positive way.