Lakeside is located in the county of Flathead. It covers a total area of 19 sq. km. The economic development of Lakeside revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, construction, manufacturing of computer peripherals, freight forwarding, apparel, hotel, marine equipments, real estate and tourism. Services related to self storage, rehabilitation and check cashing continue to serve the growing community of Lakeside. Commercial spaces are utilized by boat building yards, clinics, clubs, coffee shops, convenience stores, marinas, night clubs, educational institutions and wine stores.