The city of Pickens is located in the county of Pickens itself. It covers a total area of 6.4 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, aviation, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, boat equipments, construction, apparel, manufacturing of computer peripherals, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, hotel, insurance and oil and lubrication, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by parks, educational institutions, road side services and campgrounds.