The city of Forest Lake is located in the county of Washington. It covers a total area of 92.05 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, alternative medicine, arts and crafts, automotive, beverages, construction, commercial printing, courier, freight forwarding, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, marine equipments, optical goods, oil and lubrication, real estate and sheet metal, contribute to the local economy. Commercial spaces are utilized by service stations, rehabilitation services, educational institutions, facilities for truck repairing services and wine stores.