The town of Meadville is located in the county of Franklin. It covers a total area of 2.8 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, arts and crafts, construction, apparel, commercial printing, pharmaceuticals, insurance, metal, real estate and publishing, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by hardware stores, supermarkets, parks, recreation centers, campgrounds and tourist information centers.