The city of Hiawatha is located in the county of Brown. It covers a total area of 6.71 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, automotive, finance, apparel, farm equipment, freight forwarding, furniture, hotel, metal and oil and lubrication and real estate, enhancing the economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by restaurants, road side services, youth organization centers and greenhouses.