The city of Hillsboro is located in the county of Traill. It covers a total area of 2.82 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, pharmaceuticals, hotel, insurance, metal, oil and lubrication, real estate, telecommunication, transport and education. Commercial spaces are utilized by wine stores, campgrounds, showroom of recreational vehicles, night clubs, supermarkets and fabric shops.