(in the US) A political and administrative division of a state, providing certain local governmental services
A territorial division of some countries, forming the chief unit of local administration
The people of such a territorial division collectively
(United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government; "the county has a population of 12,345 people"
(United States) the largest administrative district within a state; "the county plans to build a new road"
A county is a land area of local government within a country. A county may have cities and towns within its area. Originally, in continental Europe, a county (contea or contado, comté, comtat, condado, Grafschaft, Gau) was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (conte, comte, conde, Graf'').
The primary territorial subdivisions of the Republic of Croatia called županije (singular: županija). In English are commonly referred to as counties, although the Croatian županija derives from župa meaning a parish (Zupanija therefore equates linguistically to civil parish in English). ...
Counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical and political demarcation. All of England is divided into 48 ceremonial counties, which are also known as geographic counties. ...
The counties of Ireland are land divisions, originally formed following the Norman invasion. Between the late 1190s and 1607, the island of Ireland was divided by the historic Kingdom of Ireland into thirty-two counties (contae or condae). ...
New York City, one of the largest cities in the world, is segmented into five boroughs. A borough is a unique form of government that administers the five fundamental constituent parts of the consolidated city. ...
The administrative divisions of New York are the various units of government that provide local government services in the state of New York. The state has four multi-purpose municipal corporations that provide most local government services, namely: counties, cities, towns, and villages. ...
The land ruled by a count or a countess; An administrative region of various countries, including Bhutan, Canada, China, Croatia, France, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro and Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States; A definitive geographic region, ...
(Counties) Austin | Brazoria | Chambers | Fort Bend | Galveston | Harris | Liberty | Montgomery | San Jacinto | Waller
(Counties) Bristol | Kent | Newport | Providence | Washington (South County) | Geographic: Blackstone Valley | Block Island
(Counties) Bács-Kiskun | Baranya | Békés | Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén | Csongrád | Fejér | Győr-Moson-Sopron | Hajdú-Bihar | Heves | Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok | Komárom-Esztergom | Nógrád | Pest | Somogy | Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg | Tolna | Vas | Veszprém | Zala
(Counties) Chengmai | Ding'an | Lingao | Tunchang
(Counties) The primary political and administrative divisions of States. More »
Counties are the primary legal subdivisions of a state and are identified by a two-digit state FIPS code and a three digit county FIPS code. See FIPS Code.
A division within a state, usually encompassing one or more cities or towns.
The primary subdivision of a State (except Alaska and Louisiana). A county usually is a governmental unit with powers defined by State Law.
The name of the New York State county in which the spill occurred
Divisions of land in France formed in the 9th century and in England after the conquest in 1066. The feudal lord of a county, the English Count or French Compte, were powerful nobles who ranked below a Duke and above viscounts and barons.
Again, the county, parish or borough encompassing the principal or largest worship group. Before 1900 when most monthly meetings had more than one worship location, some of the local members lived in another county than the ones I list. ...
When used in a provision that applies to states other than Texas, this term includes a parish of Louisiana.
Name of county where source is located and selected from drop down list on main search page.
A US government division that is larger than a single city but smaller than a state.