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The seemingly-fictional town of Marbleton is located in Kansas, within the United States.

The town is itself steadily in decline, owing to the loss of its major employer (a packaging plant) a few years before the strip starts. This led to significant job losses and to people moving away[1]. Few major employers are mentioned, although it is apparent that arable farming is likely a major industry (notably the production of wheat[2]).

Known Employers, Shops and Civic Amenities

We know that Marbleton has the following businesses:

Based on some of Rulette's comments, it seems likely there is also a KFC and a Sonic's in the town[8].

The town is also known to have:

References

  1. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/198-unpacked
  2. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1267-you
  3. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/166-addiction
  4. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1561-rulettes
  5. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1667-he-doesnt-even-lift
  6. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1761-beary-fun
  7. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1813-unaware
  8. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1752-relative-to-him
  9. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1210-bento
  10. http://betweenfailures.com/comics1/1550-science-guy