The US County Database is a comprehensive list with all counties names, codes, states, etc. All data can be accessed and manipulated via GraphQL and REST APIs. Users can also copy the list of US county names and edit the data.
This is a very detailed database with data about all the counties in the USA. The USA counties database is accessible via API and developers can perform queries and consume the data using the API playground.
The list of US counties dataset provides the following information for each county of the US
Need an API county codes? Please refer to the tab API Playground on the top of the page to retrieve data via API.
Please refer to the Connect Button on the top of the page, get your API Key, and start using the dataset. Connecting to the dataset you will be able to:
Please refer to the Clone Button on the top of the page and copy the dataset. Cloning the dataset you will be able to:
You can obtain the US Counties JSON cloning the database and downloading it under the JSON format.
The United States is one of the most popular and thriving countries in the entire world. It has one of the most complex systems of government and has separate names for almost everything. Something as simple as a county is separate in the United States. Here is everything you need to know about counties in the country:
If you were to break down a state in the United States into little administrative units, you would get a county. Think of it like a big administration block that can sometimes even govern complete cities. A very good example is that Delaware has three counties while Texas has a whopping 254 counties. The word county is of Latin origins, something that roughly translates to “Jurisdiction of a count”.
The responsibility of a county varies from state to state, though most of the power is the administrative department within the area it is assigned. For example, Alaska has both organized and unorganized counties – though they are known as districts in that region. Unorganized counties have no real power and are only statistical divisions, while organized counties can contain multiple townships.
Here are some facts about county that you should know about:
There are a lot of differences between a city and a county. We have compiled a little list of a few differences that you should know about:
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