The city of Independence is located in the county of Montgomery. It covers a total area of 20.07 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, adhesives, aviation, automotive, arts and crafts, architecture, boat equipment, beverages, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, industrial and commercial machinery, auto insurance and oil and lubrication. Professionals related to marriage counselors, optometrists, marketing consultants, neurologists and real estate agents are involved in businesses contribute to the economy. Commercial spaces are utilized by rehabilitation services, campgrounds and road side services.