The city of Hardeeville is located within the counties of Beaufort and Jasper. The city covers a total area of 129 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves aaround industries involved in aviation, automotive, construction, apparel, finance, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, metal and media. Commercial spaces are utilized by arts and crafts shops, breakfast restaurants, campgarounds, clinics, clubs, drug stores, farmers market, libraries, night clubs and road side services.