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There are three levels in the administrative divisions of the United States. The first one is states, the second one is county, and the third level is cities, towns, and villages. At present, there are 3,143 counties in USA. San Bernardino County in California is the biggest county in the country.

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A county is an administrative subdivision in the United States of America. The expression 'county' is applied in 48 out of the 50 U.S. states. USA County Maps correctly show the location of the counties on the map of U.S.

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There are no counties in Alaska and Louisiana. Alaska is made up of boroughs and Louisiana consists of parishes. At present, the United States houses 3,143 counties and county equivalent areas.

The average number of counties in each state of the country is 62. Texas is home to the maximum number of counties - 254. On the other hand, Delaware has the lowest number of counties - 3. The center of the government of a county is known as the county seat. In the northeastern United States, many counties utilize the expression 'shire town' to represent the county seat. The county with the lowest population in the U.S. is Loving County in Texas, home to just 82 people (2010 estimate).

The most densely populated county in the United States is the Los Angeles County in California. The county houses a population of around 9,880,000 (according to 2009 Census), which is higher than almost eight states in the U.S. The mean population of the U.S. counties was approximately 100,000 (as of 2000 Census). The biggest county in the country is the San Bernardino County in California, which covers 20,105 sq miles. In terms of size, the smallest county is the Kalawao County in Hawaii. It covers an area of 13 square miles.

Consolidated City-Counties in the United States

There are consolidated city-counties in the country such as Indianapolis, Indiana. A consolidated city-county is a county and city or municipal corporation at the same time. These areas have the authorities and functions of both categories of establishments.

The counties in the U.S. are ruled by county commission, board of administrators, county council, county landowners, or county government. On certain occasions, they are administered by a county executive.

State or district2013 populationLand areaNumber of CountiesNumber of EquivalentsTotal Number
Alabama4,833,72250,645 sq mi/131,171 km267067
Alaska735,132570,641 sq mi/1,477,953 km2 3030
Arizona6,626,624113,594 sq mi/294,207 km215015
Arkansas2,959,37352,035 sq mi/134,771 km275075
California38,332,521155,779 sq mi/403,466 km258058
Colorado5,268,367103,642 sq mi/268,431 km264064
Connecticut3,596,0804,842 sq mi/12,542 km2808
Delaware925,7491,949 sq mi/5,047 km2303
District of Columbia646,44961 sq mi/158 km2 11
Florida19,552,86053,625 sq mi/138,887 km267067
Georgia9,992,16757,513 sq mi/148,959 km21590159
Hawaii1,404,0546,423 sq mi/16,635 km2505
Idaho1,612,13682,643 sq mi/214,045 km244044
Illinois12,882,13555,519 sq mi/143,793 km21020102
Indiana6,570,90235,826 sq mi/92,789 km292092
Iowa3,090,41655,857 sq mi/144,669 km299099
Kansas2,893,95781,759 sq mi/211,754 km21050105
Kentucky4,380,41539,486 sq mi/102,269 km21200120
Louisiana4,625,47043,204 sq mi/111,898 km2 6464
Maine1,328,30230,843 sq mi/79,883 km216016
Maryland5,928,8149,707 sq mi/25,142 km223124
Massachusetts6,692,8247,800 sq mi/20,202 km214014
Michigan9,895,62256,539 sq mi/146,435 km283083
Minnesota5,420,38079,627 sq mi/206,232 km287087
Mississippi2,991,20746,923 sq mi/121,531 km282082
Missouri6,044,17168,742 sq mi/178,040 km21141115
Montana1,015,165145,546 sq mi/376,962 km256056
Nebraska1,868,51676,824 sq mi/198,974 km293093
Nevada2,790,136109,781 sq mi/284,332 km216117
New Hampshire1,323,4598,953 sq mi/23,187 km210010
New Jersey8,899,3397,354 sq mi/19,047 km221021
New Mexico2,085,287121,298 sq mi/314,161 km233033
New York19,651,12747,126 sq mi/122,057 km262062
North Carolina9,848,06048,618 sq mi/125,920 km21000100
North Dakota723,39369,001 sq mi/178,711 km253053
Ohio11,570,80840,861 sq mi/105,829 km288088
Oklahoma3,850,56868,595 sq mi/177,660 km277077
Oregon3,930,06595,988 sq mi/248,608 km236036
Pennsylvania12,773,80144,743 sq mi/115,883 km267067
Rhode Island1,051,5111,034 sq mi/2,678 km2505
South Carolina4,774,83930,061 sq mi/77,857 km246046
South Dakota844,87775,811 sq mi/196,350 km266066
Tennessee6,495,97841,235 sq mi/106,798 km295095
Texas26,448,193261,232 sq mi/676,587 km22540254
Utah2,900,87282,170 sq mi/212,818 km229029
Vermont626,6309,217 sq mi/23,871 km214014
Virginia8,260,40539,490 sq mi/102,279 km29538133
Washington6,971,40666,456 sq mi/172,119 km239039
West Virginia1,854,30424,038 sq mi/62,259 km255055
Wisconsin5,742,71354,158 sq mi/140,268 km272072
Wyoming582,65897,093 sq mi/251,470 km223023
United States of America3161288393,531,905 sq mi/9,147,592 km230071363143

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