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Administrative RolePlay
Counties manage local services like police, fire departments, and public libraries. SlideThe county budget allocates funds for the fire department.
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Election JurisdictionsPlay
Counties are important during elections; they organize and tally votes within their boundaries. SlideShe volunteered at her local county election office.
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Geographic VariationPlay
The size and function of counties can vary greatly between different states and countries. SlideThe county has more autonomy in some states than in others.