The city of Lacey is located in the county of Thurston. It covers a total area of 42.76 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, aviation, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, tobacco, apparel, commercial printing, pharmaceuticals, propane gas, hotel, industrial and commercial machinery, marine equipments, oil and lubrication, publishing, real estate and scrap metal, enhance the financial viability of the inhabitants of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by resale shops, restaurants, road side services and recreation centers.