Subdivision types similar to or like County (United States)

Administrative or political subdivision of a state that consists of a geographic region with specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority. Wikipedia

  • U.S. state

    Constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Wikipedia

  • Divided into 19 organized boroughs and one Unorganized Borough. Alaska and Louisiana are the only states that do not call their first-order administrative subdivisions counties (Louisiana uses parishes instead). Wikipedia

  • Divided into 64 parishes in the same manner that 48 other states of the United States are divided into counties, and Alaska is divided into boroughs. 38 parishes are governed by a council called a Police Jury. Wikipedia

  • Third-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the 1976 Constitution. Also a local administrative unit in the former Portuguese overseas territories of Cape Verde and Macau. Wikipedia

  • New England town

    Basic unit of local government and local division of state authority in each of the six New England states and without a direct counterpart in most other U.S. states. New England towns overlay the entire area of a state, similar to civil townships in other states where they exist, but they are fully functioning municipal corporations, possessing powers similar to cities in other states. Wikipedia

  • Hundred (county division)

    Administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region. Formerly used in England, Wales, some parts of the United States, Denmark, Southern Schleswig, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, and Norway. Wikipedia

  • The counties of England are areas used for different purposes, which include administrative, geographical, cultural and political demarcation. Defined in several manners and can apply to similar or the same areas used by each of these demarcation structures. Wikipedia

  • There are 114 counties and one independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri. Following the Louisiana Purchase and the admittance of Louisiana into the United States in 1812, five counties were formed out of the Missouri Territory at the first general assembly: Cape Girardeau, New Madrid, Saint Charles, Saint Louis, and Ste. Genevieve. Wikipedia

  • County government in Arkansas

    Political subdivision of the state established for a more convenient administration of justice and for purposes of providing services for the state by the Constitution of Arkansas and the Arkansas General Assembly through the Arkansas Code. In Arkansas, counties have no inherent authority, only power given to them by the state government. Wikipedia

  • Municipalities of Portugal

    Second-level administrative subdivision of Portugal, as defined by the 1976 Constitution. Further subdivided into parishes ; the municipalities in the north of the country usually have a higher number of parishes. Wikipedia

  • The subdivisions of England constitute a hierarchy of administrative divisions and non-administrative ceremonial areas. Divided into nine regions and 48 ceremonial counties, although these have only a limited role in public policy. Wikipedia

  • Geographic division used in the former American Province of West Jersey, to divide a larger region into smaller administrative divisions. Despite seemingly related names, tenths are not directly related to hundreds, other than both being administrative divisions. Wikipedia

  • Divided into 159 counties, more than any other state except for Texas, which has 254 counties. Under the Georgia State Constitution, all of its counties are granted home rule to deal with problems that are purely local in nature. Wikipedia

  • The Districts of Portugal (Distritos de Portugal), are the most important first-level administrative subdivisions of mainland Portugal. Divided into 18 districts. Wikipedia

  • Divided into 254 counties, more than any other U.S. state. Originally divided into municipalities, a unit of local government under Spanish and Mexican rule. Wikipedia

  • Voivodeships of Poland

    Highest-level administrative subdivision of Poland, corresponding to a "province" in many other countries. Commonly translated in English as "province" or "state". Wikipedia

  • Divided into 58 counties. First divided into twenty-seven counties on February 18, 1850. Wikipedia

  • There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The boundaries of these counties have not changed substantially since 1897. Wikipedia

  • Divided into only three counties: New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, the fewest of any state in the United States. The origin of the county boundaries goes back to their former court districts. Wikipedia

  • Divided into 64 counties. Counties are important units of government in Colorado since there are no townships or other minor civil divisions. Wikipedia

  • There are twenty-four counties and county-equivalents in the U.S. state of Maryland. Independent city rather than a county, the City of Baltimore is considered the equal of a county for most purposes and is a county-equivalent. Wikipedia

  • Regions of Italy

    The regions of Italy (Italian: Regioni) are the first-level constituent entities of the Italian Republic, constituting its second NUTS administrative level. There are 20 regions, of which five have a broader amount of autonomy than the other 15 regions. Wikipedia

  • The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division of England. There are six metropolitan counties, which each cover large urban areas, typically with populations of 1.2 to 2.8 million. Wikipedia

  • The counties of Croatia (županije) are the primary administrative subdivisions of the Republic of Croatia. Since they were re-established in 1992, Croatia has been divided into 20 counties and the capital city of Zagreb, which has the authority and legal status of both a county and a city (separate from the surrounding Zagreb County). Wikipedia

  • States of Germany

    Federal republic consisting of sixteen states . Formed from an earlier collection of several states, it has a federal constitution, and the constituent states retain a measure of sovereignty. Wikipedia

  • List of counties in Florida

    There are 67 counties in the U.S. state of Florida. It became a territory of the U.S. in 1821 with two counties complementing the provincial divisions retained as a Spanish territory: Escambia to the west and St. Johns to the east, divided by the Suwannee River. Wikipedia

  • There are sixteen counties and one independent city in the U.S. state of Nevada. On November 25, 1861, the first Nevada Territorial Legislature established nine counties. Wikipedia

  • List of the five counties in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Tied with Hawaii for having the second-fewest counties of any U.S. state . Wikipedia

  • There are 62 counties in the state of New York. The original twelve counties were created immediately after the British takeover of the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, although two of these counties have since been abolished. Wikipedia

  • Divisions of Bangladesh

    First-level administrative division in Bangladesh. There are 8 divisions of Bangladesh. Wikipedia


Sentences forCounty (United States)

  • States are divided into counties or county-equivalents, which may be assigned some local governmental authority but are not sovereign.U.S. state-Wikipedia
  • The local government's duties are commonly split between county and municipal governments.United States-Wikipedia
  • California is divided into 58 counties.California-Wikipedia
  • Unlike many other states, significant autonomy is granted to many of Maryland's counties.Maryland-Wikipedia
  • New York is divided into 62 counties.New York (state)-Wikipedia
  • The city, which covers about 469 sqmi, is the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States.Los Angeles-Wikipedia
  • Texas has 254 counties— the most nationwide.Texas-Wikipedia
  • The state is divided into 92 counties, which are led by a board of county commissioners.Indiana-Wikipedia
  • Pennsylvania is divided into 67 counties.Pennsylvania-Wikipedia
  • In local government in the United States, an unincorporated area generally refers to the part of a county which is outside any municipality.Unincorporated area-Wikipedia
  • Georgia consists of 159 counties, second only to Texas, with 254.Georgia (U.S. state)-Wikipedia
  • Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 38 independent cities, the latter acting in many ways as county-equivalents.Virginia-Wikipedia
  • For statistical purposes, the District of Columbia is treated as a state-equivalent (and a county-equivalent) by the U.S. Census Bureau.Washington, D.C.-Wikipedia
  • Florida has 67 counties.Florida-Wikipedia
  • Arizona is divided into political jurisdictions designated as counties.Arizona-Wikipedia
  • One is the use of the term "parish" (from the French: paroisse) in place of "county" for administrative subdivision.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • Connecticut does not have county government, unlike all other states except Rhode Island.Connecticut-Wikipedia
  • The growing Little India is a South Asian-focused commercial strip in Middlesex County, the U.S. county with the highest concentration of Asian Indians.New Jersey-Wikipedia
  • All local governments are generally administered at the county level.Hawaii-Wikipedia
  • Alaska is not divided into counties, as most of the other U.S. states, but it is divided into boroughs.Alaska-Wikipedia
  • Each province is the size of a U.S. county, having a governor and a capital.Afghanistan-Wikipedia
  • Baltimore is an independent city, and not part of any county.Baltimore-Wikipedia
  • The State of Colorado is divided into 64 counties.Colorado-Wikipedia
  • These include county maps, maps of special interest areas, such as the national parks, and areas of scientific interest.United States Geological Survey-Wikipedia
  • In 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) withdrew several geographic FIPS code standards, including those for countries (FIPS 10-4), U.S. states (FIPS 5-2), and counties (FIPS 6-4).Federal Information Processing Standards-Wikipedia
  • In continental France (metropolitan France, excluding Corsica), the median land area of a department is 5965 km2, which is two-and-a-half times the median land area of the ceremonial counties of England and the preserved counties of Wales and slightly more than three-and-half times the median land area of a county of the United States.Departments of France-Wikipedia
  • Alabama has 67 counties.Alabama-Wikipedia
  • Before 1971, 132 larger municipalities in Sweden enjoyed special royal charters as stad instead of kommun (which is similar to a US county).Town-Wikipedia
  • Kentucky is subdivided into 120 counties, the largest being Pike County at 787.6 sqmi, and the most populous being Jefferson County (which coincides with the Louisville Metro governmental area) with 741,096 residents.Kentucky-Wikipedia

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