The city of Meridian is located in the county of Lauderdale. It covers a total area of 119.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, apparel, information technology, cosmetics and freight forwarding, health and insurance. Commercial spaces are utilized by machine shops, machine shops, marinas, museums and night clubs, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.