The city of Granite Falls is located within the counties of Chippewa, Renville and Yellow Medicine. It covers a total area of 9.89 sq. km. Local inhabitants are engaged in businesses related to industries involved in automotive, construction, apparel, pharmaceuticals, farm equipment, health, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, oil and lubrication, publishing, real estate and motor freight, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by campgrounds, road side services, restaurants and parking lot stations.