Grand Bassa County is in the area from latitude 6°45’ to latitude 5°30’ North, and from longitude
10°30’ to longitude 9°00’ West (ISO 3166-2: LR-GB). The total land area of the County is approximately 3,382 square miles (8,759 square kilometers). Bassa has a flat coastline, with a narrow coastal plain which extends inland from the seashore, and the land gradually rises to the hilly hinterland of the County; high elevation regions have a forest of evergreen and deciduous trees, including ironwood and mahogany; the County has several major rivers to include St. John, Farmington, Merchlin, New Cess, Ilor, Timbo, and Benson River; the shore is broken by estuaries, tidal creeks, and rocky capes; the County’s soils can be categorized as laterite (55%), which is leached out; alluvial (19%) and sandy and loamy (26%). Alluvial soil is prevalent in the leeward districts; two onshore sediment-filled basins are located along the coastline: Roberts Basin and Bassa Basin; the County is generally covered by green forest, but there is also savanna.
Grand Bassa County is an ideal location for investment in Tourism, fishery, energy, forestry and timber processing, oil palm, and agriculture.