Orleans is located in the county of Barnstable. The town has a total area of 54.6 sq. km. Prime source of employment of the inhabitants of the city encompass industries of automotive, construction, chemicals, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding and real estate. Services related to financial advisory, counseling, childcare and repair of appliances, continue to serve the growing community of Orleans.Commercial spaces are utilized by arts and crafts shops, bowling centers, campgrounds, manufacturing site of chemicals, convenience stores, farmers market and Lasik eye surgery centers.