The town of Payson is located in the county of Gila. It has a total area of 51 sq. km., and situated at an elevation of 5000 ft. above the sea level. The economy of the town revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, household appliances, art supplies, automotive, building materials, camping equipments, clothing, computer equipments, electrical and electronic equipments, freight forwarding, health care, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, optical goods, pharmaceuticals, real estate, food, telecommunication and logistics. Commercial spaces are utilized by truck repairing service, broadcasting stations, seafood restaurants, educational institutes, campgrounds, recreation centers, natural and organic food centers and supermarkets.