The town of Hampstead is located in the county of Carroll. It covers a total area of 8.31 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, household appliances, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, apparel, commercial printing, farm equipment, freight forwarding, manufacturing of propane gas, real estate and education, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by campgrounds, public libraries, tourist information centers and youth organization centers.