The city of La Grande is located in the county of Union. It covers a total area of 11.94 sq. km. Economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, dairy, information technology, furniture, industrial and commercial machinery, insurance, metal fabrication, metal, manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, real estate and telephone communication, contributing to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by wineries, youth centers, variety stores and campgrounds, contributing to the local economy in a positive way.