County Resources

The National Associations of Counties is the country's leading advocate for counties across the United States. NACo serves over 40,000 county elected officials and provides resources and lobbying on behalf of the nation's 3.6 million county employees. Visit Website

My Counties is a website devoted to the facts and data related to America's counties. Here you will find information about the counties in every state and a short history of each state's county origins. The site also references many other resources related to counties, states, and municipalities in the United States. Visit Website

The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries is the final result of the William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture at The Newberry Library in Chicago. The Atlas presents in maps and text a complete record of the creation and subsequent changes in every county's shape, size, and location in the United States. Visit Website

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is an annual snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live and work and the result of our counties on the quality of our collective health. You can also view health data by congressional district and compare counties similar to yours based on demographic, economic, and social indicators. Visit Website

Wikipedia provides historical information about counties and contains a complete list of every county or county-equivalent in the United States. If you're looking for a great starting point for general information about even the smallest counties, the County Wikipedia page is a great place to find the information and resources you are seeking. Visit Website