The city of Raton is located in the county of Colfax. It covers a total area of 19.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, health, oil and lubrication and recreation centers, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by television stations, road side services, campgrounds, service station, recreation centers and supermarkets.