The city of Lumberton is located within the counties of Lamar and Pearl River. It covers a total area of 18.9 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, construction, pharmaceuticals, scrap metal, tourism and telecommunication. The local inhabitants are engaged in service-oriented jobs related to repair of television and radio, retirement planning, recycling, rehabilitation, financial advisory and cable television services. Commercial spaces are utilized by bridal shops, clinics, factory outlet stores, fast food restaurants, supermarkets, machine shops, parking lot stations, service station and riding academics, contribute to the economy in a positive way.