The city of Fort Scott is located in the county of Bourbon. It covers a total are of 14.48 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, apparel, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, health, insurance, oil and lubrication, real estate and telecommunication, contributing to the economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by wine shops, campgrounds, resale shops, educational institutions, optical good stores, night club, libraries and health clubs.