The city of John Day is located in the county of Grant. It covers a total area of 4.84 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, automotive, finance, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, farm equipment, hotel, insurance, landscaping equipments, real estate and tourism, enhance the economy of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by wineries, campgrounds, restaurants, resale shops, night clubs and continental restaurants, enhancing the economy in a positive way.