The town of Machias is located in the county of Washington. It covers a total area of 38.33 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, arts and crafts, architecture, automotive, construction, apparel, propane gas, pharmaceuticals, health, auto insurance, oil and lubrication and real estate, contributing to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by libraries, restaurants, resale shops, restaurants and resale shops.