The town of Houlton is located in the county of Aroostook. It covers a total area of 95.13 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, dairy, information technology, pharmaceuticals, health, insurance, real estate and transport. Professionals are engaged to businesses as arthritis specialist, consulting engineers, consultant in education, lawyers, optometrists, tax consultant and travel agents, contributing to the economy in a positive way.