Results for - County etymology
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1. There are over 3100 counties in the United States, with 197 named after US Presidents. There are 31 counties named after George Washington. Do you know if there is a county in your state named after a president?
2. In Illinois, there are 6 counties named after a president, none of them Abraham Lincoln. Ten states have no counties names after a president. Are you in any of these states?
I'm somewhere else in the states or Canada, or?
3. Here is a bit of trivia, check off what you know:
The state of Virginia first created counties for the reason to ease the administrative work load
The newest county in the United States is the City and County of Broomfield, Colorado, established in 2001 as a consolidated city-county.
Another equivalent of county is borough and parish (New York and Louisianna, respecitively)
There are several cities in the US that do not belong to a county
Trivia 1835 28 By: ptajuggalette